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August 25, 1894


JAMA. 1894;XXIII(8):321-322. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02421130031006

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Section on Neurology and Medical Jurisprudence.  At a meeting of this Section during the forty-fifth annual session of the American Medical Association the following preamble and resolutions were introduced:Dr. Crothers—Now, Mr. Chairman, I have here a resolution which reads as follows:"Whereas, In view of the fact that the problems concerning the care and treatment of inebriates, have become of practical interest in every part of the country; therefore"Be it Resolved, That we earnestly wish and advise the erection of a special asylum for the care and treatment of habitual drunkards in each State of the Union; also" Resolved, That such asylums be organized as industrial homes where each person can be placed under restraint, treatment and medical care for a sufficient length of time to promise full restoration."Dr. Gavigan—I thought that there would be room for such an institution, and if it was advised

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