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Progress of Psychiatry in 1902: Germany.

  • J. Bresler
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At the annual meeting of the Association of German Alienists (held at Munich on April 14th and 15th, 1902), one of the first items of business was the appointment, at the instance of Professor Hoche, of Friburg, in Baden, of a statistical committee to collect information on all occurrences regarding the insane, especially suicides and crimes committed by insane persons, judicial condemnations of the insane and the weak-minded, the admission of sane persons to asylums; in short, all the incidents which go to show the defects of the lunacy law and the need for its reform. In this way it is hoped that they will be in a position to give material help to the State in the framing of new lunacy legislation.

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Progress of Psychiatry in 1902: Germany.

  • J. Bresler
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