A Contribution to the Study of the Etiology of the Summer Diarrhœa of Infants

1887 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
large doses of strong tea act to stimulate the nerves is well known, but the depressing effect of regularly repeated small doses continued over a considerable length of time has been less frequently emphasized. Certainly the number of those suffering from hysteria among our tea-patients was an uncommonly large one, six out of about 170, this is one out of 28, and this from a general clinic and not from one specially devoted to nervous disease. In cases of this class I believe it to be of the first
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doi:10.1056/nejm188709081171002 fatcat:c65gdao66bhmzkkxtovwmxb5mq