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The Data of Alienism

  • Charles Mercier

The second law of heredity is equal in importance to the first, and since it is of special importance in the study of insanity, and since both the law and its consequences have been hitherto almost overlooked by alienists, it is necessary to insist upon it with additional emphasis, and to discuss it at some length. This is the more necessary since there has been no formal enunciation of this law, although the several positions that it includes are very generally recognised. The following is the somewhat cumbrous expression of what I propose to call the Law of the Limited Dissimilarity of Parents.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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The Data of Alienism

  • Charles Mercier
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