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BROUSSAIS, F.J.V. - De l'irritation et de la folie. Ouvrage dans lequel les rapports du physique et du moral sont établis sur les bases de la médicine physiologique.

Paris, Bruxelles, Delaunay, 1828. 8vo. In original pr. wr., some imperf. (XXXII, 590, I pp.(uncut). Waller 1495: Comp. Wellcome II, 248: Bayle&Thill. II, 875/82: Caillet 1700 (ed. 1839): Garrison 409/10: "Broussais modified the Brunobian theory by saying that life depends upon irritation, but, in particular upon heat, which excites the chemical processes in the body.": Semelaigne I, 240/5: Leibbrand-Wettley 438/441: Foundation of a general-physiological medicine....irritation and abirratation became his elementary terms. His book on 'Folie' publ. in 1828...Fr. B.,... the sharp acrimonious critic of Pinel...(Zilboorg 389). His lectures against the official doctrines, were visited by numerous auditors and elicits a great enthousiasm. His ideas are exposed in this book. A fine uncut copy in printed wrappers of the first edition.
EUR 500.00 [Appr.: US$ 591.73 | £UK 426.25 | JP¥ 64896] Book number 8454

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