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May 1920


Arch NeurPsych. 1920;3(5):600. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1920.02180170141011

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The fact that this book has reached the fifth edition is sufficient evidence of its usefulness and popularity. While the present edition has been revised and partly rewritten, there is practically no change in its makeup. An additional chapter has been added on the war neuroses regarded from the clinical standpoint; no attempt is made in this chapter of about twenty-two pages to discuss theories. The discussion on the organic war lesions is continued and is a valuable addition to war neurology.

The other parts of the book have been revised here and there; some illustrations have been added and these are uniformly excellent. The chapters on peripheral nerve conditions have been revised and are excellent. Perhaps only in the discussion of cerebellar diseases has advantage not been taken of recent ideas on cerebellar localization and function. There is, however, very little fault to find, for Stewart's diagnosis of nervous