2697-240772932-API-510-Study-Material-1-merged-ilovepdf-compressed.docx

2697-240772932-API-510-Study-Material-1-merged-ilovepdf-compressed.docx

This preview shows page 1 out of 1 page.

95 ―métamorphose séminale des diathèses et de névropathies (Lucas, II 822), suggesting that just as a single patient might manifest very different conditions (mania, depression, hysteria, for example) at different times, so the forms of the same underlying nervous disease could vary from generation to generation. This is the phenomenon that later writers have referred to as polymorphous inheritance ( l’hérédité dissimilaire, herencia polimorfa ). At one point, Lucas considers two possible theories to account for this protéisme . The unitary theory states that a single underlying disease is responsible for all ills, ―la célèbre doctrine de l‘unité d‘origine et de nature de tous les maux héréditaires, qui ne leur représentent que des déguisements de la syphilis 174 (Lucas II 819). Lucas rejects this theory, however, in favor of the second alternative, that of degeneration, ―la doctrine de la dégénération et de la transformation séminale des diathèses en névropathies (Lucas II 819), believing that that a less well-defined unitary process inherited as a
Image of page 1
  • Spring '16
  • Dr. Ron Macias
  • Theophile Gautier, Jacques-Joseph Moreau, Club des Hashischins, Lucas II819

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern