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|#6844||Laetrile is the pits.|
|#6845||My doctorate's in Literature, but it seems like a pretty good pulse to me.|
|#6846||Neurotics build castles in the sky,|
Psychotics live in them,
And psychiatrists collect the rent.
|#6847||Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.|
-- Erma Bombeck
|#6848||New England Life, of course. Why do you ask?|
|#6849|| page 46|
...a report citing a study by Dr. Thomas C. Chalmers, of the Mount Sinai
Medical Center in New York, which compared two groups that were being used
to test the theory that ascorbic acid is a cold preventative. "The group
on placebo who thought they were on ascorbic acid," says Dr. Chalmers,
"had fewer colds than the group on ascorbic acid who thought they were
The placebo is proof that there is no real separation between mind and body.
Illness is always an interaction between both. It can begin in the mind and
affect the body, or it can begin in the body and affect the mind, both of
which are served by the same bloodstream. Attempts to treat most mental
diseases as though they were completely free of physical causes and attempts
to treat most bodily diseases as though the mind were in no way involved must
be considered archaic in the light of new evidence about the way the human
-- Norman Cousins,
"Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient"
|#6850||Paralysis through analysis.|
|#6851||Proper treatment will cure a cold in seven days, but left to itself,|
a cold will hang on for a week.
-- Darrell Huff
|#6852||Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents'|
-- Laurence J. Peter, "Peter's Principles"
|#6853||Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself a therapy.|
-- Karl Kraus
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