The failure of the "localisationist project" in mental medicine in nineteenth century France and the emergence of the neurological clinic


During the nineteenth century, neuroanatomical knowledge and the clinical practice of treating mental illnesses develop at the same time. Some practitioners of mental medicine try to combine the clinical practice of treating mental diseases with neuroanatomical knowledge using the idea of cerebral localisations. This point of view is advocated by Gall and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10202-008-0062-2


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