Insanity and insane asylums

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T.A. Springer, state printer, 1872 - 245 sidor

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Sida 64 - And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
Sida 13 - ... It may be proper to premise that, at the early period at which they must have migrated to the shores of Britain, the art of alphabetically recording events and communicating thoughts by means of letters had not been divulged. Previously to the discovery of this divine system of intercourse, it is known to all who have paid the least attention to the subject, that hieroglyphic symbols were in use among all the oriental nations where the sciences were first cultivated. Every nation is supposed...
Sida 278 - AB is a lunatic [or an idiot, or a person of unsound mind], and a proper person to be taken charge of and detained under care and treatment, and that I have formed this opinion upon the following grounds, viz.
Sida 277 - Duration of existing attack. Supposed cause. Whether subject to epilepsy. Whether suicidal. Whether dangerous to others.
Sida 119 - Physician, he should possess the mental, physical and social qualities, to fit him for the post. He should serve during good behavior, reside on, or very near the premises, and his compensation should be so liberal, as to enable him to devote his whole time and energies to the welfare of the Hospital. He should nominate to the Board suitable persons to act as Assistant Physician, Steward and Matron ; he should have the...
Sida 118 - The board of trustees should not exceed twelve in number, and be composed of individuals possessing the public confidence, distinguished for liberality, intelligence and active benevolence; above all political influence, and able and willing faithfully to attend to the duties of their station.
Sida 97 - ... plan having been first submitted to some physician or physicians who have had charge of a similar establishment, or are practically acquainted with all the details of their arrangements, and received his or their full approbation. V. The highest number that can, with propriety, be treated in one building, is two hundred and fifty, while two hundred is a preferable maximum.
Sida 278 - AB, of [insert residence and profession or occupation, (if any)], and that the said AB is a lunatic [or an idiot, or a person of unsound mind], and a proper person to...
Sida 277 - AB (Signed,) Name. Occupation (if any), place of abode, degree of relationship (if any), or other circumstances of connection with the Patient.
Sida 97 - No Hospital for the insane should be built without the plan having been first submitted to some physician or physicians who have had charge of a similar establishment, or are practically acquainted with all the details of their arrangements, and received his or their full approbation.

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