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A paper "read before the Medico-Legal Society of New York, Nov. 19, 1884," that praises the evolving approach to mentally ill patients, and offers the idea that insanity is not only caused by an "organic disease of the brain," but can also be caused in "short durations" by "functional disturbances . . . in organs remote from the brain." Clark argues that there is not a clear line between the sane and insane, as even the clinically sane can have bouts of acting in an abnormal or irregular way.
Dr. Simeon Tucker Clark (1836–91) was a Berkshire Medical College graduate who practiced in Lockport, New York. He was also a passionate published poet.
WorldCat cannot locate any institutional copies. In paper wrappers; minor chipping to edges, small hole to front page, front page pulling from binding but still attached, binding generally a bit fragile, waterstaining to two corners. An interesting late 19th century look at the origins of mental illness. (Inventory #: 39334)