Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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    EPIDEMICS Published in March, 2020 H E K T O R A M A   . The recent coronavirus outbreak inevitably brings to mind the Spanish flu, the deadly influenza pandemic of a century ago. Here we republish seven articles about this devastating viral disease that spread to the four corners of the world, killing…

  • The Dead Mother Series of Egon Schiele: psychoanalytic use of an artist’s image

    Prudence L. Gourguechon Paper presented at the Hektoen Institute of Medicine on Nov. 6, 2007Revised for publication in Hektoen International, Vol. 2, Jan. 2009 Introduction Two intensely creative men lived and worked in early 20th century Vienna, both intent on elucidating aspects of the darker side of the human psyche. There is no evidence that…