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The Treatment of Melancholia by the Lactic Acid Bacillus

  • J. George Porter Phillips (a1)
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Melancholia, with its attendant constipation and faulty alimentation, lends itself at once to a dietetic form of treatment.

Whether the constipation is dependent on defective innervation and is a direct symptom of melancholia or is the initial cause of this mental disturbance, it matters not so far as our endeavours in treatment are concerned.

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The Treatment of Melancholia by the Lactic Acid Bacillus

  • J. George Porter Phillips (a1)
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