Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

[Case ID:1236]: Case of Captain Guise who has a long history of religious melancholia and other signs of recurrent mental illness.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1815] 
Letter by David Watson, concerning the case of Captain Guise, a soldier who began suffering from 'great perturbations of mind' and religious delusions when stationed in Gibraltar. Use of 'signed' implies this is a copy. 1 February 1780
 
[DOC ID:4574] 
Reply 'For Captn. Guise'. Cullen is persuaded he has an 'Organic affection of the Brain', with symptoms of insanity. He cannot be sure of the cause, whether tumour or ossification. He advises blistering and pouring water over the patient's shaved head. 18 February 1780
 

People involved in this case

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 898] Mrs
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 642] Captain John Guise (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1505] Guise (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1506] Guise (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 670] Dr David Watson (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Country England Europe certain
Country Scotland Europe certain
Country Gibraltar Europe certain
Country Germany Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
CountryTherapeutic Recommendation England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Gibraltar Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Germany Europe certain