A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine


A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine

TUKE, D. Hack

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Title continues: "Giving the definition, etymology and synonyms of the terms used in medical psychology with the symptoms, treatment, and pathology of insanity and the law of lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland." "Historical Sketch of the Insane" in vol. I. Defines terms from Abalienation to Swangvorstellungen, followed by Appendix, Bibliography and Index. Interesting reading, with articles on specific countries and their treatment of the mentally ill eg. Australia, Belgium, etc. Also articles on Chancery Lunatics, Criminal responsibility, Eccentricity, Insanity from gout, Handwriting in the insane, Hysteria, Idiots Savants, Menstruation and Insanity, Sunstroke and Insanity, Witchcraft, Workhouses, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. & A. Churchill
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1892
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Ex library-good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: xv, 642, [2]; 643-1477 p. 25 cm. B&w figures and tables. Cloth hardcovers with gold and blank impressing. Corners bumped, some dampstains to cloth, spine ends have small tears. Hinges cracking internally. Label residue on front free endpaper of vol. I. Ink stamps on titles and vol. II half-title.

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