Statistical Manual for the Use of Institutions for the Insane

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National committee for mental hygiene, 1918 - Insanity (Law) - 40 pages
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Page 13 - Exhaustion-delirium (d) Delirium of unknown origin (e) Cardio-renal diseases (f) Diseases of the ductless glands (g) Other diseases or conditions (to be specified) 13. Manic-depressive psychoses (a) Manic type (b) Depressive type (c) Stupor (d) Mixed type (e) Circular type 14.
Page 30 - TABLE 10. Environment of First Admissions Classified with Reference to Principal Psychoses for the Year Endinc.
Page 12 - CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL DISEASES. 1. Traumatic psychoses :* (a) Traumatic delirium ; (b) Traumatic constitution ; (c) posttraumatic mental enfeeblement (dementia).
Page 27 - Under the designation of psychopathic personality is brought together a large group of pathological personalities whose abnormality of make-up is expressed mainly in the character and intensity of their emotional and volitional reactions. To meet the demands of current usage, the term for this group has been shortened from the older one "psychoses with constitutional psychopathic inferiority
Page 21 - Grouped according to the toxic etiological factors the following are to be differentiated: (a) Opium (and derivatives), cocaine, bromides, chloral, etc., alone or combined (to be specified) (b) Metals, as arsenic, lead, etc. (to be specified) (c) Gases (to be specified) (d) Other exogenous toxins (to be specified). 11. Psychoses with pellagra The relation which various mental disturbances bear to the disease pellagra is not yet settled. Cases of pellagra occurring during the course of a well established...
Page 14 - Psychoses with constitutional psychopathic inferiority 20. Psychoses with mental deficiency. 21. Undiagnosed psychoses 22. Not insane a Epilepsy without psychosis b Alcoholism without psychosis c Drug addiction without psychosis d Constitutional psychopathic inferiority without psychosis e Mental deficiency without psychosis f Others — to be specified Table 1.
Page 23 - ... 14. Involution Melancholia These depressions are probably related to the manic-depressive group ; nevertheless the symptoms and the course of the involution cases are sufficiently characteristic to justify us in keeping them apart as special forms of emotional reaction. To be included here are the slowly developing depressions of middle life and later years which come on with worry, insomnia, uneasiness, anxiety and agitation, showing usually the unreality and sensory complex, but little or no...
Page 26 - Hysterical type: Episodic mental attacks in the form of delirium, stupor or dream states during which repressed wishes, mental conflicts or emotional experiences detached from ordinary consciousness break through and temporarily dominate the mind. The attack is followed by partial or complete amnesia. Various physical disturbances (sensory and motor) occur in hysteria, and these represent a conversion of the effect of the repressed disturbing complexes into bodily symptoms or, according to another...
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