noun (plural autopathographies)
An autobiography dealing primarily with the influence of a disease, disability, or psychological disorder on the author’s life.
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- 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.
blend of autobiography and pathography.