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March 1919


Arch NeurPsych. 1919;1(3):383-384. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1919.02180030111012

This series of studies is published with the object of supplying, however inadequately, some information concerning the nature, diagnosis and treatment of war neuroses to those less fortunately placed than the staff of the hospital, and at the same time to make public the results of their scientific investigations. Sir William Osler states in an introductory note that from personal observation he can testify to the rapidity and permanence of the cures which are effected by relatively simple methods.

Contents:  Studies on hysteria consisting of eight articles:(a) Pharyngeal anesthesia by Hurst and Symns.(b) Experimental observation on the signs and symptoms of malingering, hysteria and organic nervous diseases by Hurst.(c) Narrow and spiral fields of vision in hysteria, malingering and neurasthemia by Hurst and Symns.(d) The supposed association of hysterical anesthesia of the external ear with hysterical deafness by Hurst, Symns and Gainsborough.(e) A new group

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