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Some Observations on Mental Disease

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The first of these observations treats of the use of hot water as a revulsive. It is well-known that congestion, especially in its more rapid and severe forms, is often frequent in both the cerebro-spinal and respiratory systems of the insane, and often proves rapidly fatal. The general debility of the insane appears to be daily increasing, and their condition to demand rather the infusion than the abstraction of blood.

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See “Mind and Brain,” 2nd edit., 1869, Vol. ii, p. 471, et seq., where ganglionic and segmental areas of nutrition in the brain and spinal cord are defined. See also for practical applications to clinical observation,” A Clinical Trophic and Vasomotor Anatomy of the Brain and Spinal Cord, from a new point of view,” “Med. Times and Gazette,” 19 Aug. and 2nd Sept., 1871.

Bulletin de la Société de Medecine Mentale de Belgique, 1873.

Bulletin de la Société de Medecine Mentale de Belgique, 1873.

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