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Benign Stupors
A Study of a New Manic-Depressive Reaction Type

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  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107494824

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  • Originally published in 1921, this book contains a number of observations on 'stupors' relating to dementia praecox and manic-depression. Hoch completed much of the manuscript before his death in 1919, and the text was finished by celebrated psychologist John T. MacCurdy. Hoch's conclusions are furnished by multiple examples from case studies taken from his time as director of the Psychiatric Institute of the New York State Hospitals from 1910 to 1917. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of psychiatry and the historical treatment of manic-depression and dementia.

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    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107494824
    • length: 298 pages
    • dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.29kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Editor's preface
    1. Introduction and typical cases of deep stupor
    2. The partial stupor reactions
    3. Suicidal cases
    4. The interferences with the intellectual processes
    5. The ideational content of the stupor
    6. Affect
    7. Inactivity, negativism and catalepsy
    8. Special cases: relationship of stupor to other reactions
    9. The physical manifestations of stupor
    10. Psychological explanation of the stupor reaction
    11. Malignant stupors
    12. Diagnosis of stupor
    13. Treatment of stupor
    14. Summary of the stupor reaction
    15. The literature of stupor
    Index.

  • Author

    August Hoch

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