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Primitive Psychotherapy and Quackery (Hardcover)

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The power of suggestion and imagination has long been used by charlatans and other medical personnel to heal. This book brings to light the phenomenal power of mental influence on healing. He has included chapters dealing with: medical amulets; talismans; phylacteries; power of words; curative influence of the imagination; royal touch; blue-glass mania; temples of Esculapius; styptic charms; healing spells in ancient times; medicinal runic inscriptions; metallo-therapy; animal magnetism; ancient medical prescriptions; remedial virtues ascribed to relics; healing influence of music; quacks and quackery. With an appendix of noted irregular practitioners.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548039144
SKU 205869572
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548039143
Release Date 10/8/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0284
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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