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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Child Psychiatry,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Mental Retardation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby William W. Ireland
ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
The Physical Object
Paginationix,442p,20 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26253714M

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Get this from a library! The mental affections of children; idiocy, imbecility and insanity.. [William W Ireland]. The pages on the development of the brain in childhood, the pathology of genetous and paralytic idiocy, sclerotic and syphilitic idiocy and that on insanity of children are new and not contained in the former. This work deals with statistic causes of idiocy, and takes up at length the question of hereditary and, indeed, idiocy in all the phases.   The mental affections of children: idiocy, imbecility and insanity Item Preview. THE MENTAL AFFECTIONS OF CHILDREN.1 Db. Ireland, in his first chapter, defines idiocy as ' mental deficiency or extreme stupidity,' and ' Imbecility ' as denoting the less decided degrees of mental incapacity. The statistics of idiocy, Dr. Ireland believes, are consider-ably understated in all countries having census returns.

diagnosis and classification of CIDs. In , he published a book entitled. The Mental Affections of Children: Idiocy, Imbecility, and Insanity. In it, he described a classification system based on etiology. He identified 10 categories: (1) Genetous, (2) Microcephalic, File Size: KB. 1. Author(s): Ireland,William Wotherspoon,; Ireland,William Wotherspoon, Title(s): The mental affections of children; idiocy, imbecility and insanity. Library holds a copy of medical doctor William W. Ireland’s book entitled The Mental Affections of Children, Idiocy, Imbecility and Insanity (). Ireland notes that, while France officially documents the existence of “36, idiots,” it is probable “that number exce” (4). The. The mental affections of children, idiocy, imbecility and insanity by William W. Ireland, Call number: Ni a. Idiocy: and its treatment by the physiological method by Edouard Seguin, Call number: Ni The backward baby; a treatise on idiocy and the allied mental deficiencies in infancy and early childhood by Herman Bernard.

  IRELAND, WILLIAM WOTHERSPOON (–), physician, born at Edinburgh on 27 Oct. , was son of Thomas Ireland, a publisher of Edinburgh. Through his father's grandmother he was a lineal descendant of John Knox through Mrs. Welsh, daughter of the reformer. Report on insanity and idiocy in Massachusetts (Boston, White, ), by Massachusetts. Commission on Lunacy and Massachusetts. General Court. Committee on Public Charitable Institutions. Report (page images at HathiTrust) Mental deficiency in relation to problems of genesis, social and occupational consequences, utilization, control, and. A Review of Communication Intervention Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities - Volume 14 Issue 3 - Jeff Sigafoos A Review of Communication Intervention Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities. Jeff Sigafoos (a1) The mental affections of children: Idiocy, imbecility, and insanity (2nd ed.).Cited by: Ireland's concern was primarily, as the title of his book makes plain, with The Mental Affections of Children, Idiocy, Imbecility and Insanity, and in linking childhood and mental deficiency together he makes plain that `idiocy bears much resemblance to the ordinary condition of infancy', and that idiots are those whose `mental state may be.