Case of Insusceptibility to the Effects of Medicine

1835 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
natural relations (supposing such to exist, as is most probably the case) between the qualities of food, and the impressions made by them on the senses. The original appetite thus cannot be distinguished from the desire connected with the association of ideas, and die influences of habit. We can trace this acquired relish for objects at first almost, perhaps wholly, repulsive and disgusting, in the use of alcoholic stimulants, highseasoned food, narcotics, as tobacco, &c. Again, in individuals,
more » ... in, in individuals, the most agreeable objects of taste may become repugnant, nay, even unwholesome, from association.
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