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Page 167 - Responsibility in Mental Disease. By HENRY MAUDSLEY, MD, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians ; Professor of Medical Jurisprudence in University College, London.
Page 165 - This book is one of rare value, and will prove useful to a large class in the community. Its chief recommendation is in its applying the laws of the science of physiology to cases of the deranged or diseased operations of the organs or processes of the human system. It is as thoroughly practical as is a book of formulas of medicine, and the style in which the information is given is so entirely devoid of the mystification of technical or scientific terms that the most simple can easily comprehend...
Page 168 - MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, WITH Their Applications to the Training and Discipline of the Mind, and the Study of its Morbid Conditions. By WILLIAM CARPENTER, MD, LL.D. I vol., I2mo. 737 pages. Price, $3.00. " Dr. Carpenter has won his reputation as a physiologist, largely from the clearness of his expositions, and the present work shows that his capacity in this respect is still vigorous. Its most scientific parts are attractive reading, and the extensive array of personal instances and incidents, which illustrate...
Page 103 - Strictures of the rectum are commonly situated in the lower part of the gut, within the reach of the finger. Are they ever situated higher up ? I saw one case where stricture of the rectum was about six inches above the anus ; and I saw another case, where there was stricture in the sigmoid flexure...
Page 167 - Cloth. . . Price, $1.50. *' Having lectured in a medical college on Mental Disease, this book has been a feast to us. It handles a great subject in a masterly manner, and, in our judgment, the positions taken by the author are correct and well sustained.