Hack Tuke, Daniel – Sickness - Paralysis caused by brain damage and ‘intellectual labour’
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
As described in Illustrations Of The Influence Of The Mind Upon The Body In Health And Disease, Designed To Elucidate The Action Of The Imagination - Daniel Hack Tuke, M.D., M.R.C.P.,
PART I. THE INTELLECT.
CHAPTER III. INFLUENCE OF THE INTELLECT UPON THE VOLUNTARY MUSCLES.
SECTION III.— Loss of Muscular Power : Paralysis.
Gall records the case of a man who had been partially cured of a wound in the brain, and in whom, if the exertion of mind was prolonged, "the whole of one side was paralyzed" (Gall's Works on the Functions of the Brain. 1822-26. Translated by Dr. W. Lewis. 6 vols. 1835., II, p. 115).