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1. English Retrospect


Aberdeen.—The present asylum being much overcrowded and inconveniently near the town, the directors have purchased an estate of 283 acres, where they intend to provide accommodation and labour for a large number of patients accustomed to agricultural employment. As pointed out by Dr. Reid, this is a new departure in asylum management in this country.

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The too common habit of spelling the word in this way seems to us regrettable. Why not spell it melancholiacs, uniformly with maniacs and hypochondriacs?

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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