On the Obscure Diseases of the Brain, and Disorders of the Mind (Classic Reprint)

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Ignorance of the nature of insanity - What is insanity i - Ignorance of the mental and nerve force - The extent of our knowledge of the nature of mind and matter - Impossibility of defining insanity Study of metaphysics and logic - Suggestions for an improved analysis of morbid mind - Laws governing the operation of thought - State of the mind between sleeping and waking Insanity and dreaming - Are intellectual problems solved during dreams I Insanity a waking dream - Pascal on dreams - Poetry, &c., composed during sleep - Rapidity of mental action in dreams - Curious case Resemblance of the phenomena of dreams to insanity - In dreams the mind is often conscious of its creations - Lucid intermissions during attacks of insanity - Singular temporary restoration to reason.

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