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August 8, 1908

THE ILLINOIS PSYCHOPATHIC INSTITUTE.

JAMA. 1908;LI(6):503-504. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540060053007

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Abstract

In the Bulletin of the Illinois State Board of Charities for July, the work of the Psychopathic Institute, for which preparations have been in progress for some months, is outlined. In fact it may be said to have been already in operation for some time to a limited extent at Kankakee, but the intention now is to carry its operations into all the institutions for the insane, and to make it the central school of instruction in scientific methods in psychiatry of the state. That there has been a need of some such stimulus for better methods and work has been evident for years, and it is to the credit of the present state administration that it has been thus provided for.

This is not a new experiment as the plan adopted is evidently modeled on that of the New York State Pathological Institute, the value of the work of

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