By Robert Miller ONZM B.A. B.Sc. Ph.D., John Dennison J.P. M.Sc. B.A.
This paintings is a suite of Carl Wenicke’s lectures on neuropsychiatry translated into English for the 1st time. starting with simple thoughts approximately basic mind functionality, the publication strikes to medical issues, dealing first with power psychological problems and 'paranoid states', after which to the extra advanced region of acute psychological issues. a few of the featured themes are nonetheless clinically suitable, and concerns of latest debate. Carl Wernicke is among the pioneers of neurology and psychiatry; clinicians, researchers and historians will locate this of significant interest.
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The question then arises: How should one view such ownership? Evidently this concerns a special characteristic of the nervous system, that it undergoes lasting change in response to temporary stimuli, a property we call memory [W]. Such memory is seen, for example, in the fact that Faradic excitability of a nerve can be increased by frequent electrical stimulation . The same stimulation then becomes more effective if it has often been administered previously; and therefore lasting change exists in the nerve as a result of the previous history of transient stimulation.
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An Outline of Psychiatry in Clinical Lectures: The Lectures of Carl Wernicke by Robert Miller ONZM B.A. B.Sc. Ph.D., John Dennison J.P. M.Sc. B.A.