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January 1926

News and Comments: CONGRESS OF ALIENISTS AND NEUROLOGISTS OF FRANCE AND OF FRENCH SPEAKING COUNTRIES

Arch NeurPsych. 1926;15(1):113. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1926.02200190116010

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Abstract

The thirtieth session of the Congress of Alienists and Neurologists of France and of French Speaking Countries will be held at Geneva and Lausanne from Aug. 2 to 7, 1926. It will coincide with the celebration of the centenary of the death of Pinel.

Presidents: Professor Long, of Geneva; Dr. René Semelaigne, of Paris. Vice President: Professor Raviart, of Lille.

General Secretary: Dr. Repond, Medical Director of the Maison de Santé de Malevoz-Monthey (Valais).

The following subjects have been selected by the general assembly of the congress for special discussion.

Psychiatry: "Schizophrenia." Speakers: Professor Bleuler, of Zurich, and Professor Henri Claude, of Paris.

Neurology: "Babinski's Sign: Characteristics, Mechanism and Significance." Speaker: Dr. Tournay, of Paris.

Assistance: "The Treatment of Mental Diseases by Work." Speakers: Professor Ch. Ladame, of Geneva, and Dr. Demay, Chief Physician of the Asylum at Clermont (Oise).

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