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Jean Pierre Falret - bibliography

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Biography

French psychiatrist, born April 26, 1794, Marseille, Departement Lot; died October 28, 1870.

Bibliography

  • Observations et propositions médico-chirurgicales.
    Doctoral thesis, 1819.
  • Du suicide et de l’hypochondrie; considérations sur ces maladies, leur siège, leurs symptomes et les moyens d’en arrêter les progrès. 1822.
  • Recherches statistiques sur les aliénés, les suicides et les morts subites.
    Memoir présenté à l’Académie des sciences 1828 et 1829.
    Prize-winning paper that earned him the membership of the Académie de médecine.
  • De l’aléniation mentale. 1838.
  • Du délire. 1839.
  • De la folie circulaire ou forme de maladie mentale caracterisée par alternative régulière de la manie et de la melancholie. 1851.
  • De la non-existence de la monomanie. 1854.
  • Du traitement général des aliénés. 1854.
  • Maladies mentales et des asiles d’aliénés. Leçons cliniques et considérations générales avec un plan de l’asile d’Allenau.
    Paris, 1864. A compilations of the above five works.

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