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Non-Specialist Asylum Appointments

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The discussion on this subject by the South-Western Divisional Meeting, and the resolution passed, prove that the specialty is alive to the evils that may arise from the appointing of inexperienced medical men to the control of asylums. The danger of such appointments being made does not arise only from the ignorance, personal interests, or parsimony of local authorities, but may come from other branches of our own profession. In “Notes and News,” under the heading of “Insanity Law,” we quote a recommendation by the Medical Record (U.S.A.) that the medical representative on the Lunacy Commission for New York State should be a “neurologist”!

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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  • EISSN: 2514-9946
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