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Auto-suggestion and Delusional Insanity

  • David Thomson (a1)

The presence of delusions, whether arising primarily or following other mental states, is significant of a faulty cerebral action, yet the co-existence of normal ideas suggests that the morbid process is limited to certain groups of nerve-cells. It is thus reasonable to suppose that many of the nerve-cells associated with ideation are in such cases working normally. There would appear to be “wrong thought centres” or “wrong series of associations” giving rise to delusions.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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  • EISSN: 2514-9946
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Auto-suggestion and Delusional Insanity

  • David Thomson (a1)
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