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.

Mitchell treatment

An obsolete term for the treatment of mental illness with rest, diet and change of environment, a "treatment" that is not regarded as effective nor is eponymously dignified.

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
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DEN OF INIQUITY: Dennis cops it from Grant; FOR THE CHOP: Ian tries out some martial arts on Phil; PHIL 'EM IN: Ian gets the special Mitchell treatment; JELLIED BEALE: Phil gets to work on Ian with the ketchup; WELL TASTY GEEZER: Ian is left spattered in sauce