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Tag: Maria Nowak-Vogl

  • Dr. Maria Nowak-Vogl and the Innsbruck Child Observation Station

    Howard FischerUppsala, Sweden “[It was] a home, a prison, and a testing clinic.”– Description of the Child Observation Station by a former inmate Maria Nowak-Vogl (1922–1998) earned her MD degree from the University of Innsbruck, Austria in 1947, her doctorate in psychology in 1952, and the status of specialist in neurology and psychiatry in 1953.…