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                                                                                  STATEMENT No. VII.

                                                        Showing Ætiological factors and associated conditions in the patients
                                                        admitted in the Ranchi Indian Mental Hospital during the year 1930.

Ætiological factors and associated
conditions.

Predisposing
Cause.

Exciting Cause.

TOTAL.

Percentage
of
patients
to total
admissions.

Male.

Female.

Total.

Male.

Female.

Total.

Male.

Female.

Total.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

10(a).

A. HERIDITY.

1. Insane ... ... ...

12

4

16

...

...

...

12

4

16

2. Epileptic ... ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

3. Neurotic ... ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

4. Marked eccentricity ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

5. Alcoholism ... ... ...

1

...

1

...

...

...

1

...

1

Total ...

13

4

17

...

...

...

13

4

17

B. MENTAL INSTABILITY, AS REVEALED
BY —

1. Moral deficiency ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

2. Congenital mental defect ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

3. Eccentricity ... ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

4. Previous attack ... ...

...

1

1

...

...

...

...

1

1

Total ...

...

1

1

...

...

...

...

1

1

C. DEPRIVATION OF SPECIAL SENSES.

1. Smell or taste ... ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

2. Hearing ... ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

3. Sight ... ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

Total ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

D. CRITICAL PERIODS.

1. Puberty and adolescence ... ...

6

...

6

3

1

4

9

1

10

2. Climacteric ... ... ...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

3. Senility ... ... ...

...

2

2

...

1

1

...

3

3

Total ...

6

2

8

3

2

5

9

4

13

Carried over ...

19

7

26

3

2

5

22

9

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