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Experimental and Clinical Investigation of Alcoholism

  • Magnan

This memoir is an abstract of lectures delivered by Dr. Magnan in 1869 and 1870. The subjects treated are—1. Alcohol. Its immediate action upon animals. Drunkenness.—2. Prolonged action of alcohol upon animals. Tremor. Delirium. (Never epileptic or epileptiform convulsions).— 3. Immediate action of essence of absinthe upon animals. Absinthic vertigo and epilepsy. Symptoms after removal of the cerebral lobes; symptoms after section of the spinal marrow.—4. Combined action of alcohol and essence of absinthe.—5. Acute alcoholism in man. Delirium tremens. Absinthic epilepsy. Epileptiform and apoplectiform attacks in chronic alcoholism. Prognosis. Treatment.

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Experimental and Clinical Investigation of Alcoholism

  • Magnan
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