Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease  V by America Association

Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease V

America Association
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  • ISBN
    9781154240689 / 1154240681
  • Title Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease V
  • Author America Association
  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 302
  • Publisher
  • Imprint Rarebooksclub.com
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 229mm x 30mm x 152mm


The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Volume: 28; Original Publisher: S. E. Jelliffe; Publication date: 1901; Description: July 1918- include reports of various neurological and psychiatric societies.; Subjects: Neurology; Psychiatry; Nervous system; History / General; Medical / Neurology; Medical / Neuroscience; Medical / Psychiatry / General; Psychology / Mental Illness;

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...of some sort upon a ground generally of a complementary color, enclosed in a "wonder package.' The eyes were then to be closed and not opened again before falling asleep. Whatever dream resulted was recorded in the same manner as in the former experiments. In nearly all cases in which the experiment was properly carried out and recorded, the resulting dream contained something related to the evening visual impression, though the object might be much altered in size, form, color or external relations. These latter observations the author does not consider yet complete enough to give more at length. He puts the following questions: If it is not probable that by a study of visual hallucinations we may discover important psychical laws? If there is not in waking life a tendency under certain circumstances to reproduce passed perceptions in new form, a tendency which under normal conditions is inhibited, but which, when great fatigue or—more strongly—when degeneration has disturbed the brain equilibrium makes itself felt with great force? Is it not possible that by proceeding in this direction we may succeed in tracing visual hallucinations back to their concrete causes, and in the end may learn to combat them by direct counter impressions? Allen. ElNE Reise IN DIE SCHWEIZ IM EPILEPTISCHEN DAMMERZUSTANDE UNO DIE TRANSITORISCHEN BEWUSSTSEINSTORUNGEN DER EPILEP-Tiker Vor Dem STRAFuirHTES (Ambulatory Epilepsy). Burgl. (Munch, med. Wochenscrift, Sept. II, 1900). Burgl describes the following case of '“poriomania,” or “epileptic wander-impulse: ” His patient, whom he was required to examine for his sanity, claimed that he had never had epileptic seizures. On the contrary, everything was in his favor as far as the amnesia was concerned. He had been married...

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