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This is the posthumous publication of an incomplete manuscript, presented without editorial revision by the author.
The first half of the volume is a general presentation of epilepsy and consists largely of rather old concepts overlaid by a thin veneer of the more recent knowledge of the last two decades.
The second half of the volume presents the author's concepts of idiopathic epilepsy as a disease. Dr. Sakel made a major contribution in the introduction of insulin shock therapy in psychiatry, but his theories as to the rationale of this therapy have received little general acceptance. In the present volume,
Epilepsy.. Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:529–530. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-2-529_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(2):529-530.
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