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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.,
Essential causes: heredity, alcoholism, syphilis, head
injuries. Incidental or contributing causes. - Other
etiological factors: race, age, sex, environment, occu-
Disorders of perception: insufficiency of perception,
illusions, hallucinations; properties common to all hal-
lucinations, the different varieties of hallucinations,
III. SYMPTOMATOLOGY (continued).
Consciousness, memory, attention, association of
-ideas, judgment: unconsciousness, clouding of con-
IV. — SYMPTOMATOLOGY (concluded). ....
Affectivity, reactions, personality: morbid indiffer-
ence, exaggeration of affectivity, morbid depression,
V. - THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRY.
History taking: family history, personal history, his-
tory of psychosis. Methods of examination: physical
VI. — THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRY (continued)......
Special diagnostic procedures: lumbar puncture,
Wassermann reaction, Lange's colloidal gold test, Nogu-
chi’s butyric acid test, Ross-Jones ammonium sulphate
test, Binet-Simon tests, examination for aphasia, asso-
VII. — THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRY (continued).
General therapeutic indications: institution, com-
mitment, treatment of excitement, suicidal tendencies,
refusal of food. — Psychotherapy. - Parole and dis-
THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRY (concluded).
Prognosis, prevalence of mental disorders, preven-
Symptoms common to all forms, simple form, cata-
tonia, delusional forms, délire chronique à évolution
V. - MANIC-DEPRESSIVE PSYCHOSES.
Manic types: simple, delusional, confused mania.
Depressed types: simple, delusional, stuporous depres-
sion. - Mixed types: mixed type proper, attacks of
double form. - Course, prognosis, diagnosis; homoge-
neity of manic-depressive insanity; treatment.
Permanent symptoms: psychic, physical. Diag-
nosis, prognosis, pathological anatomy, etiology. –
Prodromal period, essential symptoms, inconstant
symptoms, forms, course and prognosis, diagnosis,
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
XVI. — MISCELLANEOUS GROUPS (continued).
Psychoses of exhaustion: primary mental confusion,
MISCELLANEOUS GROUPS (continued)..
Chronic intoxication by the alkaloids: morphino-
XX. MISCELLANEOUS GROUPS (continued).
Mental disorders due to organic cerebral affections:
tumors, multiple sclerosis, brain abscess, central neuritis.
XXI. — MISCELLANEOUS GROUPS (concluded).
Senile dementia: general symptomatology, delusional
forms, complications, prognosis, diagnosis, treatment.