PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DERMATOLOGY

Gladstone Robertson   During the last twenty centuries, and partly at least due to Christian teaching, the growth of interest in medicine has tended to parallel increasing compassion and sympathy for the individual, and particularly the weak individual, as compared t the State, and at the expense of its more virile members. The main function … Read more

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DERMATOLOGY

By G. GLADSTONE ROBERTSON, M.D. (GLAS.)   Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Firstly, I wish to express my thanks and appreciation for the great honour, of which I am quite unworthy, entailed in the privilege of addressing this Congress. My interest in the importance of psychological factors in the aetiology of skin disease was aroused … Read more

NEW REMEDIES AND NEW ASPECTS OF OLD REMEDIES

Read before the Bureau of Materia Medica, I.H.A., June 25, 1952. A.H. GRIMMER, M.D.   The homoeopathic Materia Medica is so rich in therapeutic worth that one wonders what need there is for new remedies. But as we use the Materia Medica and study its vast store house of knowledge, we consider new and valuable … Read more

CONSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING

[Presidential Address before the 95th Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Homoeopathic Medical Society, May 15, 1945]. BENNO LIPTON, M.D.   When you study one of the older books on homoeopathic materia medica, you will be surprised to find how much stress the old teachers laid on constitutional characteristics. You will read that one remedy supposedly … Read more

EUTHANASIA AND OTHER ASPECTS OF LIFE AND DEATH

By Dr. Harry Roberts. Constable & Co. 7s. 6d. net.   EVERY doctor finds himself frequently in a terrible predicament. He has a patient who is dying of some extremely painful disease which is considered absolutely incurable. Yet the doctors entire energy is directed toward prolonging, and therefore intensifying, the agony of the poor sufferer. … Read more

The Homoeopathic Aspects of the Diabetic Case

Read before the Bureau of homoeopathy, at the Ninety-first Annual. Convention of the A.I.H., a New York City, June 206, 1935. GARTH W. BOERICKE, M.D. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   IT HAS been said that every surgical case has a medical aspect. In a similar way, we might say that every diabetic case has a homoeopathic aspect. … Read more

SOME CLINICAL ASPECTS OF AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM

  Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 1930. HARVEY FARRINGTON, M.D.   If the physician clearly perceives what is to be cured in each individual case of disease, and what is curative in each individual medicine, and if he knows how to adopt what is curative to what is undoubtedly morbid, according to … Read more

SOME OF THE CLINICAL ASPECTS OF SEPTIC INVASION

  BY EDWARD BLAKE, M.D., LONDON, ENGLAND.   I DO not doubt that you will all be prepared to admit that the most elevating conception of the highest and noblest of all profession is that which views it as a means of preventing disease. Because this is so, it is difficult to overestimate the importance of … Read more