Alienist and Neurologist, Band 7

Charles Hamilton Hughes
EV.E. Carreras, Steam Printer, Publisher and Binder, 1888

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Seite 552 - England, that no act is a crime if the person who does it, is at the time when it is done, prevented either by defective mental power or by any disease affecting his mind from controlling his own conduct, unless the absence of the power of control has been produced by his own default.
Seite 560 - A person is not excused from criminal liability as an idiot, imbecile, lunatic, or insane person, except upon proof that, at the time of committing the alleged criminal act, he was laboring under such a defect of reason as: 1. Not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, • 2. Not to know that the act was wrong.
Seite 335 - A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE HEART. Second edition, enlarged. In one octavo volume of 550 pages. Cloth, $4.
Seite 551 - An insane person is one who, at the time of committing the act, labored under such a defect of reason as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing, or if he did know it, did not know he was doing what was wrong...
Seite 34 - The reflexion of sensorial into motor impressions, which takes place in the sensorium commune, is not performed according to mere physical laws, where the angle of reflexion is equal to the angle of incidence...
Seite 507 - Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
Seite 145 - The question before the Court seems to be very simple, indeed. A patient applies to a physician and receives from him certain advice, for which he tenders a fee. The physician hands a piece of paper to the patient, purporting to be a written order for certain goods, called drugs. which order is filled by a merchant or apothecary. The payment of the fee, and the delivery of the goods, or drugs, terminates the verbal contract, and the druggist keeps the prescription as evidence that the contract has...
Seite 187 - We must infer that a plant or animal of any species, is made up of special units, in all of which there dwells the intrinsic aptitude to aggregate into the form of that species : just as in the atoms of a salt, there dwells the intrinsic aptitude to crystallize in a particular way.
Seite 321 - COLD BANDAGING OF THE LEG IN INSOMNIA. — Dr. Von Gellhorn has found the following plan very useful in inducing sleep in persons who suffer from insomnia. A piece of calico, about eighteen inches wide and two and three-quarter yards long is rolled up like a bandage, and a third of it wrung out of cold water. The leg is then bandaged with this, the wet portions being carefully covered by several layers of the dry part, as well as by a layer of guttapercha tissue, and a stocking drawn on over the...
Seite 538 - He was one of the originators of the Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane and was its President from 1855 to 1859.

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