This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...province of Westphalia the direotors of the Marsberg and Lengerich Insane Asylums have ordered that native patients shall be subsisted free of cost during the first year of their malady. This...
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order that cases may be placed under treatment while yet in the initial stage. They claim to cure 80--90 per cent of all oases admitted during the first month of. the disease, fewer with every additional month, and assert that incurability is the rule after one year's duration. (Berliner Klinische Wochenschrift, No. 26,1863.) Hidden Mania. Platner in his Progr. de amentia occulta, I. et II., Lipsiw, 1797, speaks of hidden mania--an urging on, and striving of the burdened mind towards a deed of violence; which it secretly desires and prepares for, as if this would lighten and free it of its oppression. Reviews and Book Notices. NOTES ON BOOKS. The following interesting notice of a semimedical book we clip from the Nation. The author is Dr. B. Bertulus, and his title, "L'Atheisme du Dix-neuvieme Siecle devant l'Histoire, la Philosophie Medicale, et l'Humanite." "In the name of his fellow-men, the Doctor contends that he is descended neither from a vegetable (schmidt), nor a fish or seal (Dr. LaMed), nor, finally, from a monkey (Drs. Voot and Filipi). The monkey question is well treated, and the conclusion is that we are not "singes sans queue perfectionnee." The author maintains that Cabanis and Fourcroy were not atheists and materialists. We believe it is Carlyi.e who attributes to Cabanis the saying that the seat of the soul is in the smaller intestines. What Cabanis did say was that the brain secretes thoughts as the liver bile, or the kidneys urine. Gall, with his 'Organologie Phrenologique,' continued the school of Cabanis, and su...