Editorial – Mental Health

Das N C MENTAL HEALTH   In recent years there has been a considerable deterioration in the mental health of our people. Mental imbalance and insanity, partial or complete, present a difficult problem to our health organisations. It is well known to every careful observer that cases of insanity are steadily increasing in our country. … Read more

Editorial – Mental Causes Of Diseases

Das N C   Some diseases appear as a result of mental causes. Emotional disturbances such as anger, fear, grief, anxiety, worry, etc. cause many diseases of chronic nature. When children are chastised, rebuked, terrified or punished, they often go into convulsions or fall ill with fever, diarrhoea, etc. Irritation and anger in mother causes … Read more

MENTAL STASIS

[ Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June 25, 1947]. J. W. WAFFENSMITH, M.D., H.M.   Mental stasis is found in all social strata, although more common in advanced civilized states. There is an increase with the uncertainties which accompany war, in both soldier and civilian population. It more or less interferes with the … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT OF MENTAL AND NERVOUS DISEASE

*Read before the Los Angles Country Homoeopathic Medical Society, December 12, 1940. VICTOR PARKIN, M.D.   In an approach to the subject of the homoeopathic treatment of mental and nervous diseases. I would like to quote the opinion Dr. John Eastman Wilson has expressed in the preface to his work, Diseases of the Nervous System. … Read more

SIGNIFICANCE OF MENTAL SYMPTOMS

Read before the Bureau of Clinical Medicine at the ninety-seventh Convention of the American Institute of Homoeopathy at Old Point Comfort, Virginia, June 15-20, 1941. WILLIAM GUTMAN, M.D.   PARAGRAPH 210 of the Organon, 6th Edition, reads : “They (e.g., the mental diseases) do not, however, constitute a class of disease sharply separated from all … Read more

Systemic Motor & Sensory Training in Mental Diseases

Farrington E A   As physicians, in the broadest sense of the term, we are concerned not only with the alleviation of pain and the cure of disease, but also with the upbuilding of health and the improvement of bodily efficiency. To obtain satisfactory results in this work it is necessary to begin with the … Read more

THE STATUS OF MENTAL SYMPTOMS

Maurice Worcester Turner   Mental symptoms take a place according to their relation to the location of the affection; their “rank of value” is the same as that of other symptoms. To be of most use they must be idiosyncratic and recent. If the part affected be mind or head, mental symptoms may constitute the … Read more

Certain Homoeopathic Therapeutics in the Disturbed Mental State of Childhood

WILLIAM B. GRIGGS, M.D.   In this paper I am presenting, in my humble way, some strict Homoeopathic Therapeutics in the disturbed mental states of childhood, which has been one of my hobbies for over forty years. In these days, the care has passed very largely into the hands of education authorities, psychological investigation and … Read more