pathography

noun
pa·​thog·​ra·​phy | \pə-ˈthä-grə-fē \

Definition of pathography 

: biography that focuses on a person's illnesses, misfortunes, or failures also : sensational or morbid biography

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1917, in the meaning defined above

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