Korsakov, Sergey Sergeyevich( outstanding Russian psychiatrist and social activist)
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(1854-1900 gg.) - An outstanding Russian psychiatrist and social activist. In 1887, Mr.. defended his thesis for a doctorate in medicine, dedicated to alcoholic paralysis. Since 1892. was director of the psychiatric clinic of Moscow University. He was one of the founders of nosological areas in psychiatry. Described the disease, which became part of leadership around the world under the symbol "Korsakov psychosis"; allow the most urgent tasks for the day psychiatric practice. His Course of Psychiatry (1893), reprinted thrice.