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."
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