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November 7, 1891

EARLY PSYCHICAL SYMPTOMS OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES.Read before the Section on Medical Jurisprudence and Neurology at the Forty-second Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Washington, D. C., May, 1891.

JAMA. 1891;XVII(19):708-711. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410970006001a
Abstract

The department of neurology in the practice of medicine has attained such proportions that it would be almost impossible in the limits of a single paper to give any complete history of the advances of even one year.

In this country there are six large journals devoted exclusively to this branch. Five quarterlies and one monthly, viz: The Journal of Insanity; The Alienist and Neurologist; The Journal of Psychology; The Journal of Mental and Nervous Diseases; The fournal of Inebriety; and The Review of Insanity and Nervous Diseases.

Abroad, the periodical literature is more voluminous, and books and pamphlets follow each other rapidly. A neurological library of to-day, to be complete, would number thousands of volumes and pamphlets.

This would be exclusive of the literature which appears in the general journals, comprising records of cases, theories, and discussions of diseases of the brain and nervous system. The different fields of

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