Doctor Asperger favored euthanizing those with his eponymous syndrome

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Doctor Asperger favored euthanizing those with his eponymous syndrome

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:18 pm

Austrian paediatrician Asperger 'actively cooperated' with Nazis: study
The Local (Austria)
Austrian paediatrician Hans Asperger, after whom Asperger's syndrome is named, "actively cooperated" with the Nazi euthanasia programme, according to a new study published on Thursday.

"Asperger managed to accommodate himself to the Nazi regime and was rewarded for his affirmations of loyalty with career opportunities," Herwig Czech, a historian of medicine at the Medical University of Vienna, wrote in the study.

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Asperger was also a member of a committee tasked with deciding the fate of around 200 patients in a children's ward at another hospital, 35 of whom were deemed "uneducable" and later died, according to Czech.

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Re: Doctor Asperger favored euthanizing those with his eponymous syndrome

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:28 pm

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Re: Doctor Asperger favored euthanizing those with his eponymous syndrome

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:40 pm

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