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October 26, 1935

Diseases of the Nervous System: A Text-Book of Neurology and Psychiatry

JAMA. 1935;105(17):1376. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760430066036

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This is the most modern and thorough textbook of its kind. In addition to having all the good qualities of the preceding edition, the present one may rightly boast of containing descriptions of the most recent methods and tests and discussions of present-day thought and investigations in relation to neuropsychiatry and general medicine. The specific changes made in addition to the careful revision of the entire work are the addition of new methods of examination, recent metabolic studies in relation to the pathways of the hypothalamus, surgery of the sympathetic nervous system, an entirely new chapter on the endocrine entities, revision of the chapter on spinal cord lesions, addition of some of the less common peduncular and midbrain lesions, new thoughts in cerebral neoplastic localization, and considerable addition of new material to the psychic or symbolic systems with explanatory interpretation of what one finds in these various psychic entities. There

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