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Ultra-violet Radiation in Mental Hospital Practice: A Preliminary Survey

  • K. K. Drury (a1)

The subject of artificial heliotherapy is at present attracting much attention in both scientific and lay worlds. The Board of Control report for 1925 states that there were only five installations in mental hospitals at that time, but doubtless there are more now. I venture therefore to place before you some notes on ultra-violet therapy in the hope that they may be of interest to those thinking of taking up this line of work; and that by their criticisms and observations I may learn from those who have already done so.

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(1) Gauvain , Lancet, ii, 1925, p. 11.
(2) Hill L., Eidinow and Colebrook , Brit. Journ. Exper. Path., 1924, v, p. 54.
(3) Med. Ann., 1925, p. 515.
(4) Eidinow , Lancet, 1925, ii, p. 320.
(5) Idem , ibid., 1926, ii, p. 645.
(6) Peacock , ibid, 1925, ii, p. 396.
(7) Idem , ibid., ii, 1925, p. 396.
(8) Walters , ibid., 1925, ii, p. 1183.
(9) Eidinow , ibid., 1925, ii, p. 320.
(10) McKenzie and King , Practical Ultra-violet Light Therapy.
(11) Griffith and Taylor , Lancet, 1925, ii, p. 1205.
(12) Ibid., 1926, ii, p. 838.
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Ultra-violet Radiation in Mental Hospital Practice: A Preliminary Survey

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