SOCIETY PROCEEDINGS

1896 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
They should receive home care, or treatment outside of an institution, thereby escaping the stigma usually attached to a person who has been the inmate of an asylum. Among the first cases pre¬ sented for treatment the writer recalls, was a robust, country male child ; the mother was nervous and hysteric. Between the period of childhood and youth, symptoms of petit mal were developed. Bromidswere prescribed ; the cold bath ; massage and shampooing and the free administration of nourishment, and
more » ... f nourishment, and feeding with milk, especially malted milk prepared by Horlick's Food Co., the more preferable, because to the gluten of wheat and malted barley are added 50 per cent, of pure rich milk, sterilized, all admin¬ istered with the hope that a more healthy brain might be built up, on the one hand, and a more regular habit induced. This patient was entirely cured of epileptic spasms, though of him might have been answered the Scriptural query already quoted, " How long is it ago
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