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NERVOUS ILLS:
THEIR CAUSE AND CURE

Boris Sidis, Ph.D., M.D.

1922

Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press

 

"... a brief popular account of my work in abnormal psychology for the past quarter of a century. I do not refer to my work on psychopathic reflexes, moment-consciousness, moment-thresholds, multiple personality and other subjects."

 

CONTENTS

Introduction Click chapter #s to open, save, print.
I SELF-PRESERVATION AND FEAR
II STAGES OF FEAR
III THE PRIMACY OF FEAR
IV FEAR AND SUPERSTITION
V THE POWER OF FEAR
VI FEAR AND DISEASE
VII FORMS OF NEUROSIS
VIII FEAR AND THE HYPNOIDAL STATE
IX HEALTH AND MORBIDITY
X THE SUBCONSCIOUS
XI THE CONDITIONS AND LAWS OF SUGGESTION
XII IS THE SUBCONSCIOUS A PERSONALITY?
XIII THE CHARACTER OF THE HYPNOIDAL STATE
XIV HYPNOIDAL PSYCHOTHERAPY
XV EGOTISM AND FEAR
XVI NEUROTIC PARASITISM
XVII FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES
XVIII ILLUSTRATIONS, NEUROTIC HISTORIES
XIX HYPNOIDAL TREATMENT
XX FEAR CONFESSIONS
XXI FEAR TRANCE APPARITIONS
XXII RECURRENT FEAR STATESPSYCHOLEPSY
XXIII APHONIA, STAMMERING, AND CATALEPSY
XXIV SUGGESTED HALLUCINATIONS
XXV TRANCE SERVILITY
XXVI THE HYPNOIDAL STATE AND SUPERSTITIONS
XXVII NEUROSIS AND HEREDITY
XXVIII NEUROSIS AND EUGENICS
XXIX PRIMITIVE FEARS
XXX THE HERD AND THE SUBCONSCIOUS
XXXI MYSTICISM, PRAYER, CONVERSION, AND METAPHYSICS
XXXII FEAR SUGGESTIONS
XXXIII LIFE ENERGY AND THE NEUROTIC
XXXIV DYNAMIC ENERGY
XXXV FEAR VARIETIES
XXXVI CONTROL OF THE NEUROTIC
XXXVII REGAINED ENERGY AND MENTAL HEALTH
INDEX  

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LC Control Number: 22024046
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Brief Description: Sidis, Boris, 1867-1923.
Nervous ills; their cause and cure, by Boris Sidis ...
Boston, R. G. Badger [c1922]
379 p. ill.
   

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