Weir Mitchell treatment


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Mitch·ell treat·ment

(mitch'ĕl),
treatment of mental illness by rest, nourishing diet, and a change of environment.

Weir Mitchell treatment

(wēr mich′ĕl)
[Silas Weir Mitchell, U.S. neurologist, 1829–1914]
A treatment for hysteria and neurasthenia that consisted of bedrest, massage, nourishing diet, and a change of environment.

Mitchell,

Silas Weir, U.S. neurologist, poet, and novelist, 1829-1914.
Gerhardt-Mitchell disease - see under Gerhardt, Carl
Mitchell disease - Synonym(s): Gerhardt-Mitchell disease
Mitchell treatment - treatment of mental illness by rest, nourishing diet, and a change of environment. Synonym(s): Weir Mitchell therapy; Weir Mitchell treatment
Weir Mitchell disease - Synonym(s): Gerhardt-Mitchell disease
Weir Mitchell therapy - Synonym(s): Mitchell treatment
Weir Mitchell treatment - Synonym(s): Mitchell treatment