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Psychology of a particular Form of Pathological Intoxication

  • A. Pick

It is currently admitted that the state of intoxication in neuropathic persons differs from that of normal individuals or of habitual drunkards. Of this peculiar state Bonhoeffer has lately given an excellent account, but when one attempts to gain a clear conception of it the clinical cases scarcely bear out the general description. It will, therefore, perhaps be not inappropriate to go over some cases of this pathological form of intoxication which are not yet numerous and endeavour to gather them into a more definite group.

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(1) For example, C. Mayer (Jahrbücher für Psychialrie, xi, p. 37), who has collected three years' material from the Vienna General Hospital, states that those affected in this way after intoxication—which, after Meynert, he names a half dreamy condition—only bear a small proportion to the other alcoholics.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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Psychology of a particular Form of Pathological Intoxication

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