1. Fat and Blood: An Essay on the Treatment of Certain Forms of Neurasthenia and Hysteria, by S. Weir Mitchell, has been included on this site because Dr. Mitchell's famous "Rest Cure" was instrumental in changing the course of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's life, and, indeed, the infamous cure was cited several times by Gilman.
2. The eighth edition's original pagination has been included in this Table of Contents; the original edition contains an index, which refers to keywords in the main text.
-----Gain or Loss of Weight Clinically Considered, 14-32
-----On the Selection of Cases for Treatment, 33-49
-----Dietetics and Therapeutics, 119-170
-----Dietetics and Therapeutics, (continued), 171-196
-----The Treatment of Locomotor Ataxia,
-----and Paralysis Agitans, 197-232
INDEX, 233-end (?)
Original publication information:
FAT AND BLOOD: AN ESSAY ON THE TREATMENT OF CERTAIN FORMS OF NEURASTHENIA AND HYSTERIA.
BY S. WEIR MITCHELL, M.D., LL.D. HARV., MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.
EDITED, WITH ADDITIONS, BY JOHN K. MITCHELL, M.D.
PHILADELPHIA: J.B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.
LONDON: 5 HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN 1911.
Copyright, 1877, by J.B. LIPPINCOTT & CO.
Copyright, 1883, by J.B. LIPPINCOTT & CO.
Copyright, 1891, by J.B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.
Copyright, 1897, by J.B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.
Copyright, 1900, by J.B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.
Copyright, 1905, by S. WEIR MITCHELL.
ELECTROTYPED AND PRINTED BY J.B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA, U.S.A.
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