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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- Early works to 1900.,
  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Depression, Mental.,
  • Melancholy.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the considerably enl. 2d ed., printed in 1809 for J. Callow, London.

    Statementby John Haslam.
    SeriesClassics in psychiatry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC340 .H34 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 345 p. ;
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5195042M
    ISBN 100405074328
    LC Control Number75016707

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John Haslam (–) was an English apothecary, physician and medical writer, known for his work on mental illness. Observations on Madness and Melancholy (Perfect Library) Paperback – Ap by John Haslam (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Haslam Page.

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VIII. Observations on Madness and Melancholy, including practical Remarks on those Diseases, together with Cases; and an Account of the morbid Appearances on Dissection. By John Haslam, late of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge; Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, and Apothecary to Bethlem Hospital.

The Second Edition. 8vo. London: Callow. Pinel's Treatise on. The reception of this as a truth in the mind, if the power of deducing from it the proper inferences existed, could neither create confusion, nor irregularity of ideas.

Melancholy, the other form in which this disease is supposed to exist, is made by Dr. Ferriar to consist in "intensity of idea.".

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Observations on Madness and Melancholy Including Practical Remarks on those Diseases together with Cases and an Account of the Morbid Appearances on Dissection Language: English: LoC Class: RC: Medicine: Internal medicine: Subject: Psychology, Pathological Subject: Psychiatry -- Early works to Subject: Depression, Mental Subject: Melancholy Category: TextCited by: London: J.

Callow, Contemporary full calf, worn, rebacked. Second edition, greatly enlarged. The work deals primarily with the autopsies he.

In the eighteenth century, “madness” was used as a catch-all description for just about any type of mental illness, from depression to full-blown psychosis and mania. The causes were much debated, not just by medical men either.

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London: J. Callow, 8vo. Contemporary full calf, worn, rebacked. Item # Second edition, greatly enlarged. The work deals primarily with the autopsies he performed on insane patients, from which he records what is now considered one of the first descriptions of syphilis in the brain.

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Pinel. Garrison-Morton n° " Haslam. In mania he [Dr. Feriar] conceives "false perception, and consequently confusion of ideas, to be a leading circumstance." The latter [melancholia], he supposes to consist "in intensity of idea, which is a contrary state to false perception." From the observations I have been able to make respecting Mania, I have by no means been led.

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