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Title:
Fat and blood: an essay on the treatment of certain forms of neurasthenia and hysteria
Author:
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914.
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott Company, 1888.
Physical Description:
166 pages ; 19 cm
General Note:
Describes the "rest cure" for psychoneurosis, which became the standard therapy for decades especially in England and France. On a visit to Paris, Mitchell visited Charcot, giving no name. Charcot advised seeing Weir Mitchell, "the best man in America for your kind of trouble." (Haymaker)

The first edition of 1877 is no. 4554 in the Garrison/Morton medical bibliography.

Bound in brown publisher's cloth with gilt-stamped spine and upper board and brown coated endpapers.
Language:
English
Format :
Book

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