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The Detection of Insanity in Prisons

  • J. J. Pitcairn (a1)
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It is frequently levied as a reproach to prison surgeons that they fail to realise how slender and impalpable is the border-line between crime and insanity, and that the proper inmates of an asylum are too frequently treated with the penal discipline of a prison.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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The Detection of Insanity in Prisons

  • J. J. Pitcairn (a1)
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