Thomas Addison

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Thomas Addison (April 1793 – 29 June 1860) was an English physician and scientist.[1]

Addison was born in Longbenton, Northumberland.[2] He discovered Addison's disease and Addison's anemia.[3]

Addison killed himself in Brighton, East Sussex.[4] He jumped from a hospital he worked in. He suffered from depression.[5][6]

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  1. Pearce, J.M.S. (June 2004). "Thomas Addison (1793 - 1860)". Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 97 (6): 297-300. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1079500/. Retrieved 2014-12-31.
  2. Mayo Clinic Libraries (2014). "Thomas Addison". Retrieved 2014-12-31. 
  3. Loechner, Karen (2014-05-14). "Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison's Disease". National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service. Retrieved 2014-12-31. 
  4. Pearce, J.M.S. (June 2004). "Thomas Addison (1793 - 1860)". Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 97 (6): 297-300. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1079500/. Retrieved 2014-12-31.
  5. Pearce, J.M.S. (June 2004). "Thomas Addison (1793 - 1860)". Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 97 (6): 297-300. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1079500/. Retrieved 2014-12-31.
  6. Mayo Clinic Libraries (2014). "Thomas Addison". Retrieved 2014-12-31.