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A Study of Epilepsy in Its Clinical, Social and Genetic Aspects.

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By ALSTROM CARL HENRY. . 284 pages; 16.5 X 24 cm. (paper bound). Ejnar Munksgaard; , Nonnegade 6, Copenhagen: . 1950.. Price, 20 Swedish crowns.

Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(4):1138-1139. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-36-4-1138_2
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This is a concise and informative book on the history of epilepsy over a period of 15 years in the Neurological Clinic and the Human Genetics of the Psychiatric Clinic of the Caroline Institute, Stockholm. It is a book which would be of most interest to one interested in epilepsy, and especially the genetic aspects. This study covers the country of Sweden probably much more thoroughly than has been done in any state in the United States to the present time: however, in spite of this, it is only about one-third as large a series as any of our larger


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