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MABILLE, Henri. Congrès annuel de médecine mentale; quatrième session tenue à la Rochelle du 1er au 6 aout 1893; comptes rendus publiés par le Docteur H. Mabille. 

La Rochelle, E. Martin successeur de G. Mareschal, 1894.

8vo (245x160 mm), (4)-iv- 733-(5) pages and 1 folding table.  binding : Half-sheep, flat spine. Rubbed. Spine faded. 

First edition.
Reports of the conferences held at the 4th congress of mental medicine in 1893. The subjects dealt with are very diverse: organization of asylums (including considerations on the pensions of caregivers), experimental research (long article on the toxicity of the urine of the insane. ), or description of clinical cases. Such as this article on a mental patient held by his parents in a 1 cubic meter cage in a village in the Pyrenees against a background of superstitious beliefs.

Among the contributors are some great names in psychiatry of the time: Cullère, Brissaud, Bourneville.

provenance: Bookplate from Gustave Drouineau.

Price : 90 €

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