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CONTENTS OF No. XLIV.
BRITISH AND FOREIGN
Analytical and Critical Rebiews.
Rev. I.–1. Lehrbuch der Gerichtlichen Psychologie. Von Dr. Karl WILHELM IDELER, Professor der Medicin, &c.
17 Manual of Forensic Psychology. By Dr. Karl Wilhelm IDELER, Professor of Medicine, &c. ib. 2. The Medical and Legal Relations of Madness, showing a Cellular Theory of Mind, and of Nerve Force, and also of Vegetable Vital Force. By Joshua BURGESS, M. D.
ib. 3. Generalberetning fra Gaustad Sindssygeasyl for Aaaret 1856. Ved OLE SANDBERG, Direktor
ib. General Report of the Gaustad Lunatic Asylum for the Year 1856. By' OLE SANDBERG, Director
ib. 4. An Act for the Regulation of the Care and Treatment of Lunatics
, and for the Provision, Maintenance, and Regulation of Lunatic Asylums in Scotland. 20th and 21st Victoria, . .
ib. Rev. 11.-1. Elements of Pathological Anatomy. "By SAMUEL D. Gross, M.D., &c. Third
edition 2. Human Histology in its Relations to Descriptive Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology By E. R. PEASLEE, A.M., &c.
ib. 3. Die Kunstgerechte Entfernung der Eingeweide des Menschlichen Körpers; Ein Leitfaden für Wissenschaftliche Leichenöffnungen. Von G. VALENTIN, Prof. in Bern
ib. On the Scientific Mode of Removing the Viscera in Performing Autopsies. By Prof. VALENTIN
ib. Rev. III.-1. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Midwifery, including the Diseases of
Pregnancy and Parturition, and the Attention required by the Child from Birth to the period of Weaning. By P. Cazeau, Member of the Imperial Academy of Medicine, &c.
Second American (translated from the fifth French) edition. By W. R. BULLOCK, M. D. . 2. The Principles and Practice of Obstetrics; including the Treatment of Chronic Inflam
mation of the Uterus, considered as a frequent cause of Abortion. By HENRY MILLER, M.D., &c.
ib. of Practical midwifery: or Companion' to the Lying-Room. By Charles WALLER, M.D., Obstetric Physician to, and Lecturer on Midwifery at, St. Thomas's Hospital.
ib. Rev. Iv.-1. Kraft und Stoff-Empirisch-Naturphilosophische Siudien. In allgemein-verständlicher Darstellung. Von Dr. Louis BUECHNER. Fünfte Auflage
256 Force and Matter-Studies in Empirical Natural Philosophy. By Dr. Louis BUECHNER 267 2. Mind and Body; a Discourse on the Physiology of the Phrenical Action of the Cerebrum. By ROBERT JAMIESON, M.D., &c.
ib. 3. VYXH: A Discourse on 'he Birth and Pilgrimage of 'Thought.' By Walter COOPLE Dexdy, formerly President of the Medical Society of London, &c.
ib. 4. The Human Mind in its Relations
with the Brain and Nervous System. By DANIEL NOBLE, M.D., &c.
2. Edinburgh Veterinary Review and Annals of Comparative Pathology. No. 1, ib.
Compound Luxations. By ALBERT SCHINZINGER
ART. III.--On the Influence of the Vagus upon Respiration. By W. GILCHRIST, M.D., Edin. . 376
Chronicle of Medical Science.
The Blood ,
Tumours, Morbid Growths, Excrescences, &c.
383 384 888 . 386
Half-Yearly Report on Forensic Medicine, Toxicology, and Hygiene. By B. W. RICHARDSON,
. 400 III. Miscellanea
Quarterly Report on Pathology and Medicine. By E. H. SIEVERING, M. D. &c.
Quarterly Report on Surgery. By John Chatto, M.R.C.S.E.
Quarterly Report on Midwifery. By ROBERT Barnes, M.D.
1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Generative Organs
417 . 420
BRITISH AND FOREIGN
Analytical and Critical Reviews.
1. Lehrbuch der Gerichtlichen Psychologie. Von Dr. KARL WILHELM IDELER,
Professor der Medicin, und Lehrer der Psychiatrischen Klinik, an der Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität, Dirigirendem Arzte der Irren-Abtheilung in der
Charité, &c.—Berlin, 1857. 8vo, pp. 348. Manual of Forensic Psychology. By Dr. KARL WILHELM İDELER, Professor of
Medicine, and Lecturer on Clinical Psychiatrics in the Friedrich-Wilhelms . University, Medical Director of the Division for the Insane in the Charité,
&c.— Berlin, 1857. 8vo, pp. 348. 2. The Medical and Legal Relations of Madness, showing a Cellular Theory of
Mind, and Nerve Force, and also of Vegetative Vital Force. By JOSHUA
BURGESS, M.D.-London, 1858. 8vo, pp. 283. 3. Generalberetning fra Gaustad Sindssygeasyl for Aaret 1856. Ved OLE SAND
berg, Direktor - Christiania, 1857. pp. 43. General Report of the Gaustad Lunatic Asylum for the Year 1856. By OLE
SANDBERG, Director - Christiania, 1857. 4. An Act for the Regulation of the Care and Treatment of Lunatics, and for
the Provision, Maintenance, and Regulation of Lunatic Asylums in Scotland,
20th and 21st Victoria, Cap. Ixxi. 1857. UNDER no aspect of the subject of Insanity, is it one which it is easy to approach without a feeling of awe and reverence. The mind, which must shrink from the thought of the possibility of its own ruin, when constrained to contemplate the destruction of the intelligence in others, is subdued and softened by the sense of so great a calamity; and those sympathies would indeed be dull, or deeply hidden, which were not touched or aroused by the consideration of the realities of the topic, as that pride would be truly obdurate that derived from it no admonition to patience and humbleness. It is no theme for the rash intermeddling of inexperienced men, who, without either opportunity or perseverance to gather true