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The Classification of Insanity

  • John Turner (a1)
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Before attempting a classification, it is desirable to define what we exactly mean by insanity. It is not an easy matter. Who is to say where the dividing line is to be drawn between the sane and the insane? The one state passes insensibly into the other, and a division, which may be valid in certain circumstances, may not be so in others.

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(1) A paper read at the Meeting of the South-Eastern Division on October 4th, 1911, at the Bucks County Asylum.

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  • John Turner (a1)
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