Dr. Greenwood Sr.'s papers reveal an ongoing interest in the physiological origins of mental illness. He examines case histories for ann illness' impetus, symptoms, and treatment, frequently treated at his own Greenwood Sanitarium in Houston, Texas.

Some famous quote from the paper, What is Insanity?, "I believe that we think with our brains, and that so far as our life here is concerned all our mental activity is the result of the function of the brain" and "When we study the types of psychoses we find that many are dependent on lesions or disease of the brain...

What is Insanity

MS029 James Greenwood Sr. and Jr., MD's papers (Series 1, Box 1, Folder 5 and Series 1), John P McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library