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nervous breakdown (not in technical use)

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Owain Gwynn plays Wilfred Owen, a gentle soul with a Welsh lilt who is sent to Craiglockhart to recover from neurasthenia, otherwise known as shell shock.
He argued that for some patients they provided only temporary relief from the nervous condition of neurasthenia, which was characterised by extreme fatigue and anxiety.
Ballard's 1973 novel Crash unites neurasthenia and symphorophila.
To ward off neurasthenia, Simmel argues, the urbanite develops a "protective organ," a kind of mental shield, which blunts the force of sensation, subordinating aesthesis--the domain of perception--to the rule of reason.
The next chapter takes up a private health issue, the neurasthenia that aggravated urban nerves at the end of the 19th century.
neurologist who popularized the term neurasthenia, around 1869, Harold Wordsworth Barber (1886-1955) [8-9], was an English dermatologist, [Barber syndrome] and Carroll Glenn Barber (1895-?
Neurasthenia was a popular diagnosis in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
The governing principle of neurasthenia, which will be explained in more detail later in this article, problematized this initial abrupt approach to the withdrawal of poison from the body and introduced the principle of regularity into the medical treatment of addiction.
According to Sfeir, it has a strong reputation as a general stimulant, nervous activator against neurasthenia, general weakness, stress and fatigue.
Coca-Cola was originally developed in 1886 as a patent medicine containing cocaine to treat morphine addiction, dyspepsia, neurasthenia, headache, and impotence.
For two of the vignettes more respondents misclassified the condition as another specific disorder than correctly identified the condition: 46% of respondents misclassified negative-symptom schizophrenia as depression and 36% of respondents misclassified anxiety disorder as neurasthenia.
Rees based his discussion of Neurasthenia on psychologist George Beard's 1881 book, American Nervousness.
suggested that neurasthenia had more to do with the rapid pace of modern
Arguing that metre's disposition to regulation and order was both embraced and challenged by those poet-soldiers treated at Craiglockhart War Hospital, Martin reads the metres of both poets within the context of the psychological rupture in language caused by trauma and those treatments for neurasthenia prescribed by W.