PAUL WM. PREU, M.D.; ARTHUR J. GEIGER, M.D.
Although it has been recognized for many years that mental disturbances are frequently seen in association with pernicious anemia, the inclusion of organic psychoses among the important manifestations of the disease is rarely emphasized and seems insufficiently appreciated. Some of the early authors, among them Barrett1 and Lurie,2 stressed the fact that certain of the psychoses seen in pernicious anemia should be grouped with the organic mental illnesses rather than with the functional or psychogenic psychoses. Warburg and Jorgensen,3 in a comprehensive discussion of the subject in 1928, came to the same conclusion. Only one recent writer, Hackfield,4 considered that
PREU PW, GEIGER AJ. SYMPTOMATIC PSYCHOSES IN PERNICIOUS ANEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:766–778. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-6-766
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(6):766-778.
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