REST-CURE TECHNIQUE

Therapeutic method arising in the 19th century which sought to help those with nervous disorders stemming from the faster pace at which life was lived in the railroad age.

REST-CURE TECHNIQUE: "Originally developed in the 19th century by U.S. physician Silas Weir Mitchell, the rest-cure technique is no longer used."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REST-CURE TECHNIQUE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rest-cure-technique/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
SHARE