Dewey gives the common homeopathy remedies for the treatment of Mental Affections in an easy question-answer format. …

What are the mental symptoms of Aconite?

There is extreme restlessness, anxiety, tossing about and fear of death, even predicting the hour of death. There is an intolerance of music and there is peculiar aversion to busy streets.

What other drug has the symptom that the patient predicts the hour of death?


What are the mental symptoms of Belladonna?

There is mental irritability, hasty speech and hasty action. There is great deal of delirium,. the patient desire to escape. he strikes those about him and cries to cut and tear the clothing, and is associated with a red face, throbbing carotids.

Veratrum album has almost the same symptoms. How is it distinguished from Belladonna?

There is coldness of surface of the body under Veratrum album and cold sweat on forehead.

What other drugs have hasty speech and hasty drinking?

Lachesis and Dulcamara and Sulphur.

Give, on general, the mental symptoms of Hyoscyamus.

The patient is full of imaginations. Thinks he is about to be poisoned and refuses to take the medicine, and imagines that he is pursued by some one who is trying to take his life. The patient talks and mutters all the time, and jumps from one subject to another. Thee is delirium with involuntary passages and picking at the bed clothes and objects in the air. It is also a remedy for jealously. Nymphomania, patient makes lewd features, throws off bed clothes, uncovers genitals.

What other drug has jealously and great loquacity, the patient jumping for on subject to another?


What are the mental symptoms of STramonium?

There is wild delirium and a bright red face. The eyes have a suffused and wild look. The hallucinations terrify the patient; objects jump up from every corner; he sees all sorts of animals. At one moment he is laughing, singing and making faces and at another spraying. There is constant loquacity, the talk being foolish and non sensical. There is fear of the dark. He imagines that the hears voices. During delirium thee are frequent attempts to escape. Bright objects cause delirium and spasms.

How is Stramonium distinguished from Lachesis in loquacity?

The Stramonium patient does not jump from one subject to another, but talks continually foolishly, and it is distinguished also by the red face and other signs of censorial excitement.

What drug causes a garrulity every much like that caused by tea, a sort of vivacity with love of prattling?

Paris quadrifolia.

What are the mental symptoms of Lachesis?

Loquacity, patient jumps from one subject to another jealousy and a low muttering delirium with tendency of the lower jaw to drop, the patient being worse on waking; the mind is weakened; the patient thinks only with difficulty; ideas also crowd upon the mind rapidly; the patient thinks only with difficulty; ideas also crowd upon the mind rapidly; the patient thinks that he is under the control of some superhuman power.

What drug has the symptom that the patient thinks he has two will, s one commanding him to do what the other forbids?


What other symptoms has Anacardium?

It produces a weak memory; he imagines he hears voices, and another condition is a propensity to sweat; it is a mental condition and does not exist as a result of low meals. the patient is also suspicious.

What other drug produces a disposition to sweat?

Nitric acid.

What are the mental symptoms of Nux vomica?

The patient is irritable and ugly, easily put out; overtaxing of the mental powers aggravate the symptoms; disinclination to mental work; useful in over-worked, fidgety business men of sedentary habits.

What are the mental symptoms of Bryonia?

It is a useful remedy for abdominal symptoms resulting from fits of anger; the patient is irresistible and easily angered; delirium in which the patient thinks he is away from home and wants to go home; talks about his business.

What are the mental symptoms of Chamomilla?

There is a peculiar excitability; the patient is across and excitable, and slight impressions produce mental anguish; pains often result in fainting; it is a remedy for effect of anger; children want to be carried about, and want different things, and when they get them throw then away dissatisfied; especially sensitive to pain, snappish, uncivil.

What drug has colic in children following fits of age?


What are the some other mental symptoms of STaphisagria?

It is a remedy for the affections o f suppressed indignation. there is a hypochondriacal condition; the patient is apathetic and gloomy; he prefers solitude and is shy of the opposite sex. The Staphisagria child is sumptuous and irritable, reminding one of Chamomilla.

W.A. Dewey
Dewey, Willis A. (Willis Alonzo), 1858-1938.
Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical College. Member of American Institute of Homeopathy. In addition to his editoral work he authored or collaborated on: Boericke and Dewey's Twelve Tissue Remedies, Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics and Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics.