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Dr. North and his friends,

Author: S Weir Mitchell
Publisher: New York, Century Co., 1900.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A prominent physician, this author was well known in his day for introducing the "rest cure" for nervous diseases including hysteria. In this cure, patients were treated in isolation, confined to bed, and underwent prescribed diet and massage. In addition to his medical practice, this author was also a well-known writer in the genre of medical drama. This particular novel is semi-autobiographical.
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Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914.
Dr. North and his friends.
New York, Century Co., 1900
(OCoLC)656649133
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Weir Mitchell
OCLC Number: 273470
Description: 5 preliminary leaves, 499 pages 20 cm
Responsibility: by S. Weir Mitchell ...

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A prominent physician, this author was well known in his day for introducing the "rest cure" for nervous diseases including hysteria. In this cure, patients were treated in isolation, confined to bed, and underwent prescribed diet and massage. In addition to his medical practice, this author was also a well-known writer in the genre of medical drama. This particular novel is semi-autobiographical.

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