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Nervous Breakdown

Its Cause and Cure, 1st Edition

By W. B. Wolfe

Routledge

260 pages

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Originally published in 1934, excerpts from the original preface read: "A Nervous breakdown is a terrifying experience. When it occurs, the patient, his family, and often his friends are panic-stricken. No one knows just what to do with the patient, and the patient is incapable of helping himself. … What should be done? If you think you have a nervous breakdown, it is your first duty to consult a competent and reputable physician, preferably your family doctor, and get a thorough and complete physical examination. If you cannot find any evidence of physical or organic disease, ask your doctor to recommend a reputable psychiatrist or medical psychologist. …This is a compact manual of help and self-help." Today this book can be read and enjoyed in its historical context.

Table of Contents

Author’s Preface. 1. Of Causes 2. Of Symptoms 3. Of Cases and Cures – Part 1 4. Of Cases and Cures – Part II 5. Of Cases and Cures – Part III 6. Plain Words to Patients 7. Of Creative Self-Realisation

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY015000
PSYCHOLOGY / History