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The Significance of Heredity and the Neuro-insane Constitution as Important Factors in the Production of Mental Disease, with an Examination into the History of 100 Consecutive Cases

  • G. Rutherford Jeffrey (a1)
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From the earliest times in the history of medicine probably no subject has been more thought about, no subject more frequently attacked, than that of heredity, and it is therefore not without a certain amount of hesitation that that all-important subject is brought into consideration in such an article as this.

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(2) Bruce, . —Clinical Psychiatry, p. 39.
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The Significance of Heredity and the Neuro-insane Constitution as Important Factors in the Production of Mental Disease, with an Examination into the History of 100 Consecutive Cases

  • G. Rutherford Jeffrey (a1)
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