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The individual mental illnesses

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As the first group of his classification, Skraepelin describes the insanity in brain injuries. Only since the war have these diseases been observed in greater numbers; they are therefore still insufficiently known, although they have been of particular importance as important consequences of accidents for some time. In the confusing amount of detailed experiences, we still lack the ordering points of view. So Skraepelin picks out some of the most important images; however, an exhaustive description of the forms has so far been lacking, as is a sufficient description of the whole class.

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