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"Classification standards," by Harry H. Laughlin
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The Harry H. Laughlin Papers, Truman State University, papers, D-4-2
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(NOTE there was no detail available online; please be aware there may be bracketed words or phrases that were difficult to decipher during typing) [appears as a two-page spread; left side set here first] 6 Classification Standards for Racial and Diagnostic Records 10. Psychoses due to drugs and other [exogenous] toxins. (a) Opium (and derivatives), cocaine, [illegible], chloral, etc., alone or combined (to be specified). (b) Metals, as lead, arsenic, etc. (to be specified). (c) Gases (to be specified). (d) Other exogenous toxins (to be specified). 11. Psychoses with pell[i]gra. 12. Psychosis with other somatic diseases: (a) Delirium with infectious diseases. (b) Post-infectious psychosis. (c) Exhaustion delirium. (d) Delirium of unknown origin. (e) Cardio-renal diseases. (f) Diseases of the ductless glands. (g) Other diseases or conditions (to be specified). 13. Manic-depressive psychoses: (a) Manic type. (b) Depressive type. (c) Stuporous type. (d) Mixed type. (e) Circular type. (f) Other types. 14. Involution melancholia. 15. Dementia praecox: (a) Paranoid type. (b) Catatonic type. (c) [Heberphrenic] type. (d) Simple type. (e) Other types. 16. Paranoia or paranoid conditions. 17. Epileptic psychoses. (a) Epileptic deterioration. (b) Epileptic clouded states. (c) Other epileptic types (to be specified). 18. Psychoneuroses and neuroses: (a) Hysterical type. (b) Psychasthenic type. (c) Neurathenic type. (d) Anxiety neuroses. (e) Other types. 19. Psychoses with psychopathic personality. 20. Psychoses with mental deficiency. 21. Undiagnosed psychoses. 22. Without psychosis: (a) Epilepsy without psychosis. (b) Alcoholism without psychosis. (c) Drug addiction without psychosis. (d) Psychopathic personality without psychosis. (e) Mental deficiency without psychosis. (f) Others (to be specified). Note. - This is the official classification of mental diseases adopted by the American Medico-Psychological Association on May 30, 1917. It is published in this form, on pages [16-18] (second edition) of the Statistical Manual for the use of Institutions for Mental Diseases, by the National Committee for Mental Hygiene, [1923]." In the same manual (pp. [19-36]) Dr. George H. Kirby supplies a series of "Definitions and explanatory notes." III. The Criminalistic. - Basis of classification; Age of offender and type of crime 1. Juvenile Types. (Classification to be used by institutions for juvenile delinquents.) Causes of commitment. (A.) Offenses against chastity: 1. Lewd and lascivious conduct. 2. Fornication. 3. Other offenses against chastity. (B.) Offenses against persons: 1. Assault. 2. Assault and battery. 3. Assault and robbery. 4. Other offenses against persons. (C ) Offenses against property: 1. Trespass. 2. Malicious mischief and destruction of property. 3. Larceny. 4. Breaking and entering. 5. Breaking and entering and larceny. 6. Forgery. 7. Unlawful use of automobiles. 8. Setting fires. 9. Other offenses against property. (D) Offenses against parental authority and public policy: 1. Being a stubborn and disobedient child. 2. Idle and disorderly habits. 3. Incorrigibility and visciousness[sic]. 4. Drug using. 5. Cruelty to children or animals. 6. Gambling. 7. Begging. 8. Vagrancy. 9. Truancy. 10. Running away. 11. False alarm of fire. 12. Other offenses against parental authority and public policy. II. Adult types. (Classification to be used by prisons and reformatories for adults.) Types of crimes. (A) Crimes against chastity: 1. Adultery. 2. Fornication. 3. Bigamy and polygamy. 4. Incest. 5. Prostitution. 6. Seduction. 7. Pandering. 8. Sodomy. 9. Bestiality. 10. Other crimes against chastity. [right side spread starts here] (B) Crimes against persons: 1. Slander. 2. Assault. 3. Extortion. 4. Robbery. 5. Rape. 6. Abandoning child. 7. Cruelty to children. 8. Nonsupport. 9. Homicide. 10. Suicide. 11. Other crimes against persons. ( C) Crimes against property: 1. Malicious mischief and trespass. 2. Petty larceny. 3. Fraud. 4. Embezzlement. 5. Forgery. 6. Grand larceny. 7. Burglary. 8. Arson. 9. Other crimes against property. (D) Crimes against public policy: 1. Breach of peace. 2. Disorderly conduct. 3. Drunkenness. 4. Narcomania. 5. Gambling. 6. Vagrancy. 7. Begging. 8. Cruelty to animals. 9. Perjury. 10. Coercion. 11. Rioting. 12. Carrying concealed weapons. 13. Public nuisance. 14. Driving recklessly. 15. Illegal liquor trade. 16. Selling narcotic. 17. Counterfeiting. 18. Sedition. 19. Rebellion. 20. Treason. 21. Conducting business under assumed name. 22. Receiving stolen property. 23. Peddling without license. 24. Keeping disorderly house. 25. Bringing alien (illegally) into United States. 26. Smuggling. 27. Other crimes against public policy.

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