Treffert, Darold A(llen)

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TREFFERT, Darold A(llen)

TREFFERT, Darold A(llen). American, b. 1933. Genres: Medicine/Health, Psychiatry. Career: Sacred Heart General Hospital, Eugene, Ore., intern, 1958-59; University of Wisconsin-Madison, resident in psychiatry at University Hospitals, 1959-62; Winnebago Mental Health Institute, Oshkosh, Wis., staff psychiatrist and creator of child-adolescent unit, 1962-64, superintendent, 1964-79; Brookside Medical Center, Fond du Lac, Wis., private practice of psychiatry, 1979-92. Executive director of Fond du Lac County Health Care Center; medical director of adolescent and adult alcoholism treatment unit at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac. Associate clinical professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Publications: Mellowing: An Alternative to Coping, 1983; Extraordinary People: Understanding "Idiot Savants," 1989; Extraordinary People: Understanding Savant Syndrome, 1989. Address: W 4065 Maplewood Lane, Fond du Lac, WI 54935, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]