By: Isidore Singer
German physician; born in Munich Jan. 23, 1847; educated at the gymnasium and university in his native city (M.D. 1870). During the Franco-Prussian war he was assistant physician in a Bavarian field-hospital. After several years of practise in the United States, he settled permanently in his native city (1875).
Löwenfeld has published: "Studien über Aetiologie und Pathogenese der Spontanen Hirnblutungen," 1886; "Sexualleben und Nervenleiden," 1891; "Pathologie und Therapie der Neurasthenie und Hysterie," 1893; "Lehrbuch der Gesammten Psychotherapie," 1897; "Der Hypnotismus: Handbuch der Lehre von der Hypnose und der Suggestion," 1901; "Die Psychischen Zwangserscheinungen, auf Klinischer Grundlage Dargestellt," 1904; "Die Moderne Behandlung der Nervenschwäche," 4th ed. 1904.