The homoeopathic treatment of alcoholism

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byJean-pierre Gallavardin

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... VI. There will be noted in the effects of remedies upon drunkards numerous individual diversities, even a few that are contradictory. For instance, under the influence of Nux vom. 200th, one drunkard who was made drunk by a glass of wine will be able to drink several glasses without getting drunk at all; another patient, who could not be made drunk with less than two bottles of wine, will thenceforth be made drunk by a single glass of the same wine, which he no longer will be able to stand. After having taken this remedy unbeknown to himself, one drunkard will no longer have that thirst which leads him to drink wine; another will feel such a repulsion for that drink that he will no longer wish to drink anything but water; a third one, ceasing to be a drunkard, will not change any in disposition; a fourth one, on the contrary, after having been cured of drunkenness, will no longer be jealous, or sensitive, or easily angered, but will become amiable and obliging toward his wife and children. All that precedes gives a glimpse of the numerous individual modifications of dispositions which occur daily under the influence, either of the abandonment of drink, or the action of the remedies administered. I cannot detail here the observations, daily increasing in number, of men and women of all classes whom I have treated for drunkenness. In order to show the reader what psychical treatment can do against these passions, I shall only mention cases in which drunkenness was cured, rapidly or gradually, by one, two or more remedies; other cases in which drunkenness (ameliorated, or done away with temporarily) again seized its victim, to be again cured by the second treatment, or not to be cured again at all if treatment was not resumed. Observation I. -- A young woman, 28 ye...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... VI. There will be noted in the effects of remedies upon drunkards numerous individual diversities, even a few that are contradictory....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217801277

ISBN - 13:9780217801270

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