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An introduction to the life and work of John Hughlings Jackson with a catalogue raisonné of his writings
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    George York, David Steinberg. . London: The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, 2006, £35.00, 139. 0 95484 1 9 1

    The name Hughlings Jackson still has considerable currency with neurologists of all interests, but his name is also widely known within psychiatry. This may be because he was perhaps one of the first neuropsychiatrists, someone who tried to understand the development of symptoms following cerebral lesions, but the symptoms also included abnormal mental states.

    This little book gives a very succinct account of his life, but also of his neurological model. It is …

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