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April 11, 1885

Insanity and Allied Neuroses; Practical and Clinical.

JAMA. 1885;IV(15):415. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390900023016

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This book is one of a series of Clinical Manuals issued by the publishers during the past year. Dr. Savage very modestly apologizes for the appearance of the work (though those who know his reputation will feel that no apology is needed) by stating that those who have been engaged for years in the culture of any branch of science, and in the imparting of its data to others, finally arrive at a time when the facts observed seem to demand some permanent registration. Had the profession been called upon to decide, it would have said that his time for registration had arrived some years ago; for, as is quite well known, he has had more than twelve years' experience in Bethlehem Hospital.

The greater part of this book, he tells us, is the result of his personal experience, but as idiocy, epilepsy, and chronic mental disorders are not treated

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