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Epilepsy Hysteria and Neurasthenia (Large Print Edition)

Their Causes Symptoms & Treatment

by Isaac G. Briggs

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

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    Number of Pages144
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    Open LibraryOL11975841M
    ISBN 101434617629
    ISBN 109781434617620

      Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia by Isaac George Briggs This free downloadable e-book can be read on your computer or e-reader. Mobi files can be read on Kindles, Epub files can be read on other e-book readers, and Zip files can be downloaded and read on your computer.3/5(1). NEURASTHENIA 22 The Project Gutenberg eBook of Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia. from the "root of evil" he proceeds to further "diagnosis". In the end, he makes a pleasant hobby of his imaginary maladies, trying each patent nostrum, and [pg 38] giving herbalists, electric-belt men, Christian Scientists, and dozens of other weird.

    Thus, for example, as generations succeed one another, nervous disorders appear in various guise; epilepsy, megrim, insanity, asthma, hysteria, neurasthenia, a motley array at first sight, seemed to reveal themselves as terms of a morbid series; not only so, but certain disorders of other systems also might be members of the series, such as certain diseases of the skin, and . a selection from the beginning of the paper: IN THAT wide field of psychopathic deficiency where Science has demarcated the diseases of epilepsy, hysteria and neurasthenia, we meet scattered observations concerning certain rare states of consciousness as to /5.

      In his book Neurasthenic Nation, David Schuster, an associate professor of history at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, outlines some of the possible symptoms of neurasthenia. Recent Advances In Epilepsy by Pedley, Timothy A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The author appears to have considered almost every facet of epilepsy and utilized every tenet of medicine to provide a `cure' for epilepsy, hysteria and neurasthenia. These `cures' range from: the clothes you wear, when and how much you eat, whom you marry, your genetic composition, the drugs you take, how much sleep you get, the work you do /5(6).

The author appears to have considered almost every facet of epilepsy and utilized every tenet of medicine to provide a `cure' for epilepsy, hysteria and neurasthenia.

These `cures' range from: the clothes you wear, when and how much you eat, whom you marry, your genetic composition, the drugs you take, how much sleep you get, the work you do 3/5(6).

PREFACE. I hope this book will meet a real need, for when one considers how prevalent epilepsy, hysteria and neurasthenia are, among all ranks and ages of both sexes, it seems remarkable some such popular book was not written long ago.

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Social, financial and domestic worries [pg 42] are exciting causes, a happy marriage often curing, and an unhappy one greatly aggravating the complaint. It is most common among the races we usually deem "excitable", the Slavs, Latin races and Jews, and is often associated with anæmia and pelvic disorders.

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EPILEPSY, HYSTERIA, AND NEURASTHENIA THEIR CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, & TREATMENT WEBMASTER'S NOTE: This work is presented for historical interest and subject background only.

Many of the conclusions, attitudes, and treatments discussed here are those of an "expert" of another era, many of which have been overturned by science or are not acceptable in. Full text of "Epilepsy, hysteria, and neurasthenia, their causes, symptoms & treatment;" See other formats.

"Oft, Too, Some Wretch Before Our Startled Sight, Struck As With Lightning With Some Keen Disease, Drops Sudden: By The Dread Attack O'erpowered He Foams, He Groans, He Trembles, And He Faints; Now Rigid, Now Convuls'd, His Labouring Lungs Heave Quick, And Quivers Each Exhausted Limb.

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Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia Their Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment. [Isaac George Briggs]. These states are sometimes attributed to epilepsy, sometimes to hysteria, sometimes to exhaustion of the nervous system, or neurasthenia, sometimes they are allowed all the dignity of a disease sui generis.

Patients occasionally work through a whole graduated scale of diagnoses, from epilepsy, through hysteria, up to simulation.5/5(1). Hysteria, neurasthenia, neurosis CHAPTER XIII HYSTERIA, NEURASTHENIA, NEUROSIS, TRAUMATIC NEURITIS, MALINGERING. THE line between organic and functional lesions is difficult to draw in cases such as those alluded to near the end of the last chapter.

Epilepsy vs Hysteria. The first thought to strike our minds when we talk of epilepsy and hysteria is that epilepsy is a condition that is far more scientifically approved, whereas hysteria is a literal term used to denote the condition.

The other major difference between the two is that epilepsy generally occurs in children (although it may 3/5(1). The great twin afflictions of that day were hysteria and neurasthenia, stoutly sex- typed in this as in everything else. Hysteria was (nearly always) the woman's illness and neurasthenia the man's.Neurasthenia is a term that was first used at least as early as [citation needed] to label a mechanical weakness of the nerves and would become a major diagnosis in North America during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries after neurologist George Miller Beard reintroduced the concept in As a psychopathological term, the first to publish on Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəsˈθiːniə/ NEWR-əs-THEE-nee-ə.