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December 23, 1911

THE RECOGNITION OF THE PRE-NEURASTHENIC AND PRE-INSANE CONDITION IN THE YOUNG: A STUDY FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER

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LOS ANGELES

JAMA. 1911;LVII(26):2079-2081. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260120269018
Abstract

Education is a response of the race to an environment. Elaboration of civilization creates a demand for longer periods of preparation for life-work. This preparation is inecessarily irregular and its results are ragged. The uungraded rooms in the public schools and th econstantly increasing number of private schools for subnormal certain group of these ragged results. There re otha er certain group of these ragged results. There are other groups to which the attention of the home and school has hardly been called. I might add that the ordinry physician pays little more attention to these other groups than do the home and school authorities. I refer to the children who develop insanity or neurasthenia in after

This double problem may be stated as follows: Firt, does neurasthenia develop on a neural soil which shobe uld recognized as such in early life? Second, are th certain types of children that

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