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The physical features of idiocy, in relation to classification and prognosis

by George Edward Shuttleworth

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Published by s.n. in Liverpool .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropometry,
  • Mental Retardation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.E. Shuttleworth
    ContributionsBryant, Thomas, 1828-1914, former owner, Royal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 284-301 ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26300350M

    INSANITY. This term ordinarily connotes more or less severe unsoundness of mind. Though its loose usage is almost synonymous with mental disease, scientifically the term should only be applied to the mental condition of an individual who, through socially inefficient conduct, has to be placed under supervision and control. Full text of "A manual of psychological medicine, containing the lunacy laws, the nosology, a͡etiology, statistics, description, diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of insanity, with .

    INTRODUCTION THE MODERN TENDENCIES OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE RELATION THAT THEY BEAR TO PEDAGOGY Human Hygiene. The Old Anthropology.—Anthropology was defined by Broca as "the natural history of man," and was intended to be the application of the "zoological method" to the study of the human species. As a matter of fact, as with all positive sciences, the essential . Patrick McDonagh. The chapter below is the Introduction to Idiocy: A Cultural History (Liverpool UP, ).. CHAPTER 1. Introduction: idiocy, culture. and human relations ‘I have to tell you a tale’, said John Charles Bucknill to the governors of the newly formed Birmingham and Midland Counties Asylum for Idiots at their first annual meeting in , at Birmingham town hall.

      Chapter “ Brain ”, described the time and effort expended by asylum researchers in examining the substance of the brain after death, much as—in “ Bone ”—we saw them dedicate significant attention to the study of the bones at postmortem. In the case of bones, despite initial enthusiasm for quantifying the bodily fabric using tools like Charles Mercier’s breaking strain .   "Adolph Meyer contended that psychological symptoms emanated directly from the individual's past social, physical and psychological issues." Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine. In the United States, the prevalence of mental illness began to be recorded starting with the census. Cases were divided into idiocy and insanity.


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Ireland ‘On the diagnosis and prognosis of idiocy’ On the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Idiocy and Imbecility. William W. Ireland Edinburgh Medical Journal Junepp. The object of this paper is to point out those features of idiocy and imbecility which it is most important that the physician in ordinary practice should know.

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