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Revival: A Textbook of Insanity (1914)

And Other Mental Diseases, 1st Edition

By Charles Arthur Mercier


372 pages

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This book was primarily intended for the use of students of medicine, as an introduction to the study of insanity, to give them a general notion of the subject without going into much detail, and incidentally to be of use to them in examinations. It was not intended as an advanced book for those who make a special study of insanity.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: THE INSTITUTES OF INSANITY 1. The Causes of Insanity 2. Conduct 3. Mind PART II: FORMS, TYPES, AND KINDS OF INSANITY 4. The Classification of Insanity 5. Forms of Insanity 6. Types of Insanity 7. Kinds of Insanity 8. Kinds of Insanity 9. Insanity of Dissolution 10. Symptomatic Insanity 11. Idiopathic Insanity 12. Idiopathic Insanity PART III: THE LEGAL RELATIONS OF INSANITY 13. The Legal Relations of Insanity APPENDICES INDEX

About the Author

Charles Arthur Mercier was Late Lecturer on Insanity at the Medical Schools of the Westminster Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / General
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health