Remarks on the Influence of Mental Cultivation upon Health.

Hartford: F.J. Huntington, 1832.

Price: $400.00

About the item

First edition. vi, [7]-116, ads pp. 12mo. Salmon cloth. Spine repaired.

Item #303527

Hunter & McAlpine call this a 'popular ... guide to mental hygiene with the stress on social influences." Brigham (1798-1849) was a pyschiatrist who became the first superindendant of the Utica Psychiatric Center in 1842 and in 1844, became one of the founding members of the Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane, which eventually became the American Psychiatric Association.