The Journal Of Psychological Medicine And Mental Pathology (volume 10)

Paperback | January 17, 2012

byForbes Winslow

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1851. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Dr. Forbes Winslow supported the necessity for a central asylum in England, where the criminal lunatics might be properly classified, concluding his observations on this subject oy alluding with much energy and feeling to the indignities and browbeatings which of late especially, medical witnesses of the greatest eminence and respectability were subjected to, both from the bench and by the bar, when called upon to give evidence in support of the plea of insanity in criminal cases. Dr. Kibkman advocated the importance of a criminal asylum being established, and strongly advised that the Association should lose no time in following the example of Ireland in a matter of so much importance, and so much affecting the comfort and well-being of the ordinary inmates of hospitals for the insane. Drs. Nesbitt and Buckitili, having expressed similar views, and shown the inconveniences and injustice of present arrangements for criminal lunatics, it was unanimously resolved,--1. That it is desirable that there should be a Central Asylum for Criminal Lunatics in England, distinct from any asylum in which the insane, not criminal, are received. 2. That Dr. Williams, of the Gloucester Hospital for the Insane, be requested to give his best consideration to this subject, and to prepare a petition, to be submitted to the members of this Association, and to be forwarded to the Secretary of State for the Home Department. Resolved unanimously, that the especial thanks of the Association be given to Drs. White and Nugent, the Government Inspectors of Hospitals for the Insane in Ireland, for their courtesy in now presenting the Association with their lately published valuable annual Report, and for the great improvements they have been so instrumental in effecting in the District...

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1851. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Dr. Forbes Winslow supported the necessity for a central asylum in England, where the criminal lunatics might be properly class...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.72 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217353207

ISBN - 13:9780217353205

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