The retrospective research, often by doctor, of the feasible impact and aftereffects of illness on the life and work of a historical personage or team.
a method of biography that overemphasizes the unfavorable aspects of an individual's life and work, eg failure, unhappiness, disease, and tragedy. "[It] falls into pathography's technique of focusing the sensational underside of their topic's life” ( Joyce Carol Oates).
A biography that is targeted on faults, unlucky circumstances, failures, along with other bad aspects of the individual's life.
A biography by a doctor examining the effects a disease could have had on a person's life.