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May 7, 1904

A CASE OF CIKCULAB INSANITY STUDIED FROM CLINICAL, DIFFERENTIAL AND FORENSIC STANDPOINTS.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(19):1197-1202. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92490640003001a
Abstract

FIFTH MANIC-DEPEESSIVE CYCLE.  In October, 1895, a petition de lunatico was again filed, and at the hearing it was testified that he had shown an immoral photograph to a young girl of twelve. This hearing was interrupted by a scuffle and altercation in court between X. and a witness, and by his calling the judge a "cheap skate." He was committed to jail for contempt. Immediately after he made three applications for a habeas corpus before as many judges, two of which were denied. He was released on the third and immediately rearrested, and when later the hearing on the question of insanity came up before a jury, the latter brought in a verdict of sanity, and he was never declared insane or committed to an institution for the insane again; not because he did not continue to exhibit an unbalanced mind, but apparently because all attempts to control

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