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The Brain-Liver Weight Ratio in Insanity

  • G. W. T. H. Fleming (a1)

The recent publication of two papers by Patterson and Weingrow (1, 2) on the brain-liver weight ratio in epilepsy suggested to the writer that an investigation of this ratio in non-epileptic psychoses as well as in epilepsy might prove interesting.

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1 Patterson, H. A., and Weingrow, S. M., “The Relation between Brain and Liver Weights in Epilepsy considered from the Standpoint of Onset and Duration in about 200 Cases,” Psychiat. Quarterly, 1928, ii, p. 171.
2 Idem , “The Brain-Liver Weight Ratio in Epilepsy,” Arch. of Neur. and Psychiat., 1929, xx, p. 804.
3 Myerson, A., Taunton State Hospital Papers, 1914, p. 4.
4 Idem., Journ. Nerv. and Ment. Dis., 1914, xli, p. 444.
5 Thom, D. A., ibid., 1916, xliii, p. 422.
6 Idem, Bull. Mass. Dept. Ment. Dis., 1917, vii, p. 123.
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The Brain-Liver Weight Ratio in Insanity

  • G. W. T. H. Fleming (a1)
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