paresis

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a slight or partial paralysis

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general paresis emerged, which also indicates syphilitic infection.
malaria therapy (1917) for general paresis of the insane (the condition was later recognized as tertiary syphilis)
Old records and documents refer to it as the general paresis of the insane.
Among their cases are a comparison two cases of 19th-century general paresis in Guy de Maupassant and Friedrich Nietzsche, substance abuse versus epilepsy in Edgar Allan Poe, Immanuel Kant's evolution from a personality disorder to a dementia, bipolar disorder as an explanation of Van Gogh's night, the terminal illness and last compositions of Maurice Ravel, Georg Friedrich Handel's strokes, and music and brain in Gershwin and Shebalin.