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November 16, 1901

Nervous and Mental Diseases.

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By Archibald Church, M.D., Professor of Nervous and Mental Diseases, and Head of Neurological Department, Northwestern University Medical School, and Frederick Peterson, M.D., Chief of Clinic, Department of Nervous and Mental Diseases, and Clinical Lecturer on Psychiatry, Columbia University. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Cloth. Pp. 870. Price, $5.00 net. Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders & Co. 1901.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(20):1331. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470460045015

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Abstract

This third edition of Church and Peterson's work has, as they state in their preface, been thoroughly revised, both with additions to its subject-matter and in the rearrangement wherever necessary. New illustrations, new tabular matter, and diagrams for assistance in the solution of diagnostic problems have been added. These changes bring the book fairly up to date, and it will continue to be the favorite text-book that it has been since its first appearance. In the main, however, the text is unchanged and there have been no extensive additions or new diseases noticed. We still think the second part by Dr. Peterson, though admirably written and convenient for the student, is hardly equal in its arrangement and its recognition of the latest acquisitions on the subject to the first part furnished by Dr. Church. Dr. Peterson holds to the old-fashioned arrangements of insanity to a great extent and does not

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