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them to place the preparation of the fourth edition entirely in the hands of the American collaborator; and it is but the duty of the latter to acknowledge his full responsibility for the above-mentioned changes and additions.
The favorable reception of this MANUAL has been most gratifying to its authors, as the best proof of its having with some measure of success filled an existing need; their earnest hope is that it will continue to do so.
A. J. ROSANOFF. KINGS PARK, LONG ISLAND, N. Y.,
I. - ETIOLOGY..
Essential causes: heredity, alcoholism, syphilis, head
injuries. Incidental or contributing causes. - Other
etiological factors: race, age, sex, environment, occu-
pation, marital condition, education, immigration.
III. SYMPTOMATOLOGY (continued).
Consciousness, memory, attention, association of
-ideas, judgment: unconsciousness, clouding of con-
sciousness, disorientation, states of obscuration, hyper-
consciousness; different forms of amnesia, illusions and
hallucinations of memory, pseudo-reminiscences, hyper-
mnesia; weakening of attention, flight of ideas, inco-
herence, imperative ideas, fixed ideas, autochthonous
ideas; disorders of judgment, delusions.
IV. — SYMPTOMATOLOGY (concluded). ....
Affectivity, reactions, personality: morbid indiffer-
ence, exaggeration of affectivity, morbid depression,
anger, and joy; aboulia, automatic reactions, suggesti-
bility, impulsive reactions, stereotypy, negativism; dis-
orders of coenesthesia, alterations of personality.
III. — DEMENTIA PRÆCOX......
Symptoms common to all forms, simple form, cata-
tonia, delusional forms, délire chronique à évolution
systématique, diagnosis, prognosis, etiology, nature, pa-
thological anatomy, and treatment.
- CHRONIC ALCOHOLISM
Permanent symptoms: psychic, physical. Diag-
nosis, prognosis, pathological anatomy, etiology. –
Episodic accidents: delirium tremens, acute hallucin-
osis, delusional states, the polyneuritic psychosis.....
- GENERAL PARESIS.
Prodromal period, essential symptoms, inconstant
symptoms, forms, course and prognosis, diagnosis,
pathological anatomy, etiology, prevention, treatment.
XII. — CEREBRAL SYPHILIS.
Diffuse meningitic type, gummatous type, endarter-
itic type; diagnosis, prognosis, treatment.
XIII. CEREBRAL ARTERIOSCLEROSIS.
Arterial supply of the brain, systemic symptoms,
symptoms common to all forms, symptoms of occlusion
of large vessels, disease of the medullary system of
terminal arterioles, disease of the cortical system of
terminal arterioles; diagnosis, course, prognosis, treat-