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Princely Hereditary Mental Degeneracy and Monomania


Prince Charles de Loos Corswarem was tried before the Correctional Tribunal of Brussels, in February, on charges of swindling and forgery extending over several years. He had obtained “millions of francs” from usurers and others raised on the dowries of ladies whom he was about to marry. He was acquitted, firstly, because he was irresponsible, and secondly, because the charges were not proven. This form of insanity would appear to be associated with a large amount of method.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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