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MBChB FRANZCP MA
Forensic Psychiatrist
Graduate School of Medicine University of Wollongong

Publications

Recent publications

Robert M. Kaplan is the author of 'Medical Murder: The disturbing phenomenon of doctors who kill'. Allen & Unwin, June 2009.
  • Journal Articles
  • Magazine Articles
  • Newspapers
  • Op-Ed Pieces

Work in progress

  • Psychiatric Gadfly: Unanswered questions about Reginald Ellery, Australia's most distinguished psychiatrist between the wars
  • Exegesis on Ezekiel: Did the most extreme prophet in the Old Testment have the Geschwind/Gastaud Syndrome?
  • Holocaust Fabrication: The case of SM, including reviews of Bruno Bettelheim, Viktor Frankl, Benjamin Wilkomirski, Donal Watt and Mark Kurzem
  • Joseph Lis, psychopath and sex slaver, the real Jack the Ripper
  • Ten years after: Shipman reconsidered
  • Memoirs from a Marginal Medical Student: fragments discovered at the Austinmer archaeological site of the long-lost and widely sought text of the mysterious hermit living there in the past reveal the tragic musings of the deeply disturbed writer, psychiatrist and necrophile who was never able to realise his ambition to produce a comic book version of Das Kapital.

Published articles and columns for download

Mary Barkas: a New Zealand pioneer at the Maudsley

Mary Barkas: a New Zealand pioneer at the Maudsley An article by Robert M. Kaplan in Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine.
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How your frontal lobes can turn you into another person

How your frontal lobes can turn you into another person Article submission by Robert M. Kaplan in Medical Republic. Publishing date: 29/03/2016.
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More than a hole in the head – the leaking of modern minds

More than a hole in the head – the leaking of modern minds Article submission by Robert M. Kaplan in Medical Republic. Publishing date: 17/03/2016.
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Duping the Dupes

Duping the Dupes: Belle Gibson’s Deception Dance Article submission by Robert M. Kaplan in The Medical Republic. Publishing date: 08/02/2016.
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Hitler’s half-empty scrotum

Hitler’s half-empty scrotum: The long awaited triumph of the One-Ball theory Article submission by Robert M. Kaplan in The Medical Republic. Publishing date: 08/02/2016.
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Dr Gosnell’s House of Horrors

Dr Gosnell’s House of Horrors Article submission by Robert M. Kaplan in The Medical Republic. Publishing date: 17/12/2015.
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Leg lopping for beginners – not

Leg lopping for beginners – not Article submission by Robert M. Kaplan in The Medical Republic. Publishing date: 16/12/2015.
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Aliquod novi

Aliquod novi An article by Robert M. Kaplan in Scope, the Irish medical magazine about a return visit to South Africa.
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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia letter Blog article by Robert M. Kaplan.
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