Definition of autopathography in English:

autopathography

Syllabification: au·to·pa·thog·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /ˌôtōpəˈTHägrəfē
 
/

noun (plural autopathographies)

  • An autobiography dealing primarily with the influence of a disease, disability, or psychological disorder on the author’s life.
    More example sentences
    • Gay and straight, conventional and decadent, scientist and journalist, celebrity and commoner - the past decade has seen a flood of autopathography.
    • Her most recent publication was an autopathography appearing in the August 2004 edition of Redbook magazine.
    • The autopathography of Paul Schreber who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia was published in 1903.

Origin

blend of autobiography and pathography.

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