An anxiety to write is frequently the...
An anxiety to write is frequently the sign of an approaching attack.
A woman, who has been some time under my care for recurrent mania,
always takes to her pen at the onset of an attack. She writes letters,
and fills up every corner of the paper. And when finished, they are
quite unintelligible, and consist mostly of a repetition of the same sentences.
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