Lectures on Mental Diseases: Designed Especially for Medical Students and General Practitioners

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Blakiston, 1893 - Insanity (Law) - 628 pages

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Page 140 - That patient merit of the unworthy takes. When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin ? who would fardels bear. To grunt and sweat under a weary life. But that the dread of something after death. The undiscovered country from whose bourn No traveler returns, puzzles the will And makes us rather bear those ills we have Than fly to others that we know not of?
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Page 587 - No person shall be committed to, or confined as a patient in any asylum, public or private, or in any institution, home or retreat, for the care and treatment of the insane, except upon the certificate of two physicians, under oath, setting forth the insanity of such person. But no person shall be held in confinement in any such asylum for more than five days, unless within that time such certificate be approved by a judge or justice of a court of record of the county or district in which the alleged...
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Page 631 - EDITION. By JOHN J. REESE, MD, Professor of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology in the University of Pennsylvania; President of the Medical Jurisprudence Society of Phila. ; Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. "This admirable text-book.
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Page 588 - It shall not be lawful for any physician to certify to the insanity of any person, for the purpose of securing his commitment to an asylum, unless said physician be of reputable character, a graduate of some incorporated medical college, a permanent resident of the State, and shall have been in the actual practice of his profession for at least three years...

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