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BODY AND MIND:

AN INQUIRY INTO THEIR CONNECTION AND MUTUAL

INFLUENCE, SPECIALLY IN REFERENCE

TO MENTAL DISORDERS.

EEISO THE

GULSTONIAN LECTURES FOR 1870,

DELIVERED BEFORE THE ROYAL COLLEGE 07 PHYSICIANS.

WITH APPENDIX.

HENRY MAUDSLEY, M. D., Lond.,

FELLOW OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS;

PROFESSOR OF MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE IN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, LONDON;

PRESIDENT-ELECT OP THE MEDICO-PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION;

HONORARY HEHBEK OF THE MEDICO-PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF PARIS,

OF THE IMPERIAL SOCIETY OF PHYSICIANS OF VIENNA, AND OF THE SOCIETY FOB, THE

PROMOTION OF PSYCHIATRY AND FORENSIO PSYCHOLOGY OF VIENNA.
FORMERLY RESIDENT PHYSICIAN OF THE MANCHESTER ROYAL LUNATIC HOSPITAL, ETC.

NEW YORK:
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY,

90, 92 & 94 GRAND STREET.
1871.

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PEEFACE.

The three lectures forming the first part of this volume were delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of London, to which I had the honor of being appointed Gulstonian Lecturer for this year; the latter part consists of two articles which, having appeared elsewhere, are reprinted here as presenting a completer view of some points that are only touched upoii in the lectures; and the general plan of the whole, as thus constituted, may be described as being to bring man, both in his physical and mental relations, as much as possible within the scope of scientific inquiry.

The first lecture is devoted to a general survey of the Physiology of Mind—to an exposition of the physical conditions of mental function in health. In the second lecture are sketched the features of some forms of degeneracy of mind, as exhibited in morbid varieties of the human kind, with the purpose of bringing prominently into notice the operation of physical

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