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ESQUIROL, Jean Étienne Dominique

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Des maladies mentales. 2 vols. and atlas.

Paris: J.-B. Baillière, 1838.

Esquirol succeeded Pinel at the Salpêtrière, and was the first lecturer on psychiatry. After Pinel he was a founder of the French School. This is the first modern textbook on psychiatry. It is notable for its striking illustrations of the insane. Vol. 2, p. 264 contains a classic description of paresis. Esquirol regarded general paralysis as a complication of various forms of mental disorder. English translation, without the illustrations, Philadelphia, 1845.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Paralysis › General Paresis, PSYCHIATRY