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The Medical Treatment Of Insanity
Opium has always been used at this Institution in the treatment of insanity, and often with great success. In some cases it appears to be useless, and in a few injurious, particularly in those in which the skin is hot and dry, and the pulse full and hard. But such cases are rare....
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Title: The Medical Treatment Of Insanity
Creator: Amariah Brigham (author)
Date: April 1847
Format: Article
Publication: American Journal of Insanity
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.3, no.4, pp.353-358
Keywords: Amariah Brigham; Asylums; Doctors; Health & Medicine; Hydrotherapy; Insanity; Institutions; Medical Professionals; Medication; Medicine; Medicine & Science; New York; New York State Lunatic Asylum; Professional Associations; Psychiatric Disability; Treatments Therapies Cures
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology