Unsoundness of Mind


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Contents: Introductory; What Unsoundness of Mind Is. How to Discover its Presence. What it is Not; Sciences and Studies That Have a Relation to Unsoundness of Mind; Eleven Orders of Brain; The Brain, Its Mechanisms and Its Actions; The General Causation of Unsoundness of Mind; Heredity; Certain Predisposing Causes; Mental Causes, Religion; Brain Poisons as Causes. "Metastasis." Alcohol and Particular Brain Poisons as Causes; The Classification of Unsoundness of Mind; The Preliminary and Early Symptoms; Mental Depression (Melancholia); Mental Exaltation (Mania); Periodicity and Alternation in Health and Disease; Confusional and Stuperose States; The Incurable Mental Weakness Liable to Follow the Acute Unsoundesses of Mind; Chief Forms and Symptoms of the Mental Unsoundness of Childhood, Puberty, and Particularly of Adolescence; Chief Forms and Symptoms of the Mental Unsoundness of Mid-life; Unsoundness of Mind Connected with Child-bearing; Chief Forms and Symptoms Caused by Alcohol and Other Intoxicants, and Infections, and by Influenza; Epileptic Unsoundness of Mind; General Paralysis; Unsoundness of Mind from Brain Softenings, Apoplexies, Tumours, Injuries to Head, Sunstroke, and other Gross Lesions; Unsoundness Through Arrest of Mental Development Early in Life; Degeneracy; The Borderland, The Mental Symptoms and Accompaniments of Bodily Diseases; Speech and Unsoundness of Mind; General Principles of Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment; Mental Hospitals; Unsoundness of Mind as Related to Crime; Certain General Facts and Observations about Unsoundness of Mind; The Tragedy of Mental Unsoundness; Education; The Hygiene of Mind.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Methuen and Co.
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1911
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xxxi, 360, 31p. 23 cm. Blue hardcover binding with gold lettering and trimming. Includes 14 black and white illustrations throughout text. Ex-library with cataloging numbers on spine, bookplate and envelopes on endpapers, withdrawal stamp on endpapers. Some foxing, mostly on the first few pages. Some wear and scuffing to binding from use. Some penciling in chapter index and on some pages in the margins. Good condition.

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