Bonhoeffer, Karl

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Karl, German psychiatrist, 1868-1948.
Bonhoeffer sign - loss of normal muscle tone in chorea.
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Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist and father of martyred pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, coined the term.
Bonhoeffer had to hold in tension what he learned from his father Karl Bonhoeffer and his mentor Karl Barth.
The University of Berlin was also the university of Karl Bonhoeffer, Dietrich's father, the distinguished professor of psychiatry and neurology and the most prominent psychiatrist in the city.
Karl Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi sipped brandy and smoked pipes in the study in the Marienburger Allee house, while Dietrich went through an entire pack of cigarettes.
"It matters to Dietrich," Karl Bonhoeffer said, as though his son were not in the room, were not pacing back and forth across the Persian rug.
"I would have thought gratitude a more appropriate response," Karl Bonhoeffer said, "since I have worn myself out and used a great deal of political capital to get this banishment rescinded.
Karl Bonhoeffer, who has great influence with our government."
Karl Bonhoeffer said nothing, for it was his policy to hold back his words until his anger had passed.