Mental Maladies; a Treatise on Insanity

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Lea and Blanchard, 1845 - Forensic psychiatry - 496 pages
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Page 444 - is not a disease, but a condition in which the intellectual faculties are never manifested ; or have never been developed sufficiently to enable the idiot to acquire such an amount of knowledge as persons of his own age, and placed in similar circumstances with himself, are capable of receiving.
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Page 21 - On the same page he makes the following quotations from Conolly: — "Insanity is the impairment of one or more of the faculties of the mind , accompanied with or inducing a defect of the comparing faculties...
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