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June 1928

Beiträge zum Ticproblem.

Arch NeurPsych. 1928;19(6):1162-1163. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1928.02210120195018

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In the introduction to this monograph on tics the authors state that they have not been more successful than their predecessors in an attempt to clarify "this perhaps forever dark chapter in medicine" as to the relationship between "soma and psyche," or what should be better designated as "motility and psyche." The monograph is divided into three parts. Part I is devoted to a discussion of the problem of tics in the light of modern views on this subject with special attention to the striatal hyperkineses. Part II contains the reports of fifty personally observed severe clinical cases of organic and functional tics, a critical review of some cases culled from the literature, and a poorly indexed bibliography. Part III is a detailed report of a case of maladie des tics. Part I contains thirteen chapters, part II eight chapters and part III one chapter.

The second chapter in part