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After you perform a search, you can sort the articles by Source. This will rearrange the results of your search, displaying articles according to their appearance in journals and books. This feature is useful for tracing psychoanalytic concepts in a specific psychoanalytic tradition.

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Grotjahn, M. (1949). The Case of Rudolf Hess. A Problem in Diagnosis and Forensic Psychiatry: Edited by J. R. Rees, M.D. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1948. 224 pp.. Psychoanal Q., 18:115-117.

(1949). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 18:115-117

The Case of Rudolf Hess. A Problem in Diagnosis and Forensic Psychiatry: Edited by J. R. Rees, M.D. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1948. 224 pp.

Review by:
Martin Grotjahn

The Case of Rudolf Hess is a strange and fascinating story. This man, who helped to shape recent history, was under psychiatric observation almost from the day of his parachute landing on a Scotch moor in 1941, until his trial as a war criminal in Nuremberg in 1946, and his final imprisonment in Festung Spandau. Eight psychiatrists from five different nations participated in his psychiatric observation and examination, and they agreed on the diagnosis: 'psychopathic personality, schizoid type'.

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