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[A FAREWELL TO ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THE SOVIET FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY] Professoru N.P. Brukhanskomu (20 let psikhiatrich. raboty). Problemy psikhiatrii i psikhopatologii: Sb. statey [i.e. To the Professor N.P. Brukhansky (20 Years of Psychiatric Work). Problems of Psychiatry and Psychopathology: A Collection of Articles]
Moscow: Biomedgiz, 1935. XVI, 728pp., a portrait and a table: ill., tables. 23.1x16cm. In original full cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and the spine. Private library stamp: "Doctor V. E. Iashvili" on the title-page and the pp. 89, 513, occasional pen/pencil markings. Otherwise very good. First edition. Scarce. Title-page, table of contents and introductory letter in Russian and German. Published only a year before the arrest of Nikolay Brukhansky (1893-1948), this book can be viewed as an inadvertent farewell to one of the greatest psychiatrists in the history of the Soviet Union. A son of the famous Russian psychiatrist Pavel Brukhansky (1868-1930), Nikolay graduated from the medical faculty of the Moscow Imperial University in 1916. Soon after finishing his studies, Brukhansky was appointed a role of the county doctor at Mikhailovsky district of the Ryazan province. From 1923 Brukhansky worked in the Serbsky State Scientific Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry. He went on to publish numerous scientific works dedicated to the topics of personality disorders, psychopathologies (including schizophrenia), and correlation between crimes/suicides and socio-economic factors ("Materialy po seksual'noy psikhopatologii: Psikhiatricheskiye ekspertizy" [i.e.Materials on Sexual Psychopathology: Psychiatric Examination], 1927; "Samoubiytsy" [i.e. Suiciders], 1927; "Ocherki po sotsial'noy psikhopatologii" [i.e. Sketches on Social Psychopathology], 1928, etc). In 1928, Brukhansky printed a book "Sudebnaya psikhiatriya" [i.e. Forensic Psychiatry] which forever cemented … [Click Below for Full Description]
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