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insanity of over-exertion of the brain being the Morison lectures delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, session 1894 by Tuke, J. Batty Sir

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Published by Oliver and Boyd, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Insanity (Law),
  • Brain -- Diseases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby J. Batty Tuke.
SeriesMorison lectures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC386.2 .T8 1894a
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 66 p., [4] p. of plates, 1 fold. leaf of plates :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19607082M

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The insanity of over-exertion of the brain: being the Morison lectures delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, session Regular price $ THE treatment of insanity and brain disease is always been pitiful. In the olden days, the insane were chained to the wall, were beaten and whipped by their attendants, and were exhibited to the curious who visited madhouses for entertainment as they now visit menageries and circuses.   The Insanity of Over-Exertion of the Brain Sir Tuke J Batty (John Batty).   Sixty-one years after Madden published his book about the infirmities of literary men, a scion of the famous Tuke family, J Batty Tuke, delivered the Morison Lectures in Edinburgh entitled “The Insanity of Over-Exertion of the Brain.” (Is it not strange how men with the names Madden and Batty should have been interested in insanity, while Henry Head and Russell Brain became neurologists?).