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Malaise, Vomiting, and the Beginning of “Extreme Spasmodic Daily & Nightly Flatulence”

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From April to December, 1839, Charles Darwin often suffered from a malaise that depressed his capacities for socialization and work. In 1840, his illness worsened in two ways. At first, he had two ... More


Self-Observation and Doing Dr. Gully's Treatment at Down and Then Self-Observation and Treating Himself

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin followed Dr. James Gully's directions and adapted the Malvern treatments to life at Down. He also recorded that over a period of twenty-one months, he treated himself with several ... More


Working “Too Hard” on Natural Selection and Treatments at Moor Park

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin began to write what he hoped would become a comprehensive and very big book entitled Natural Selection. Despite anxieties over work and children, he did not experience a serious ... More


Illness and “Anxious Looking Forward”

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Weeks after returning to Down, as Charles Darwin worked on a new edition of The Origin of Species and felt obligated to answer a “Multitude of Letters” from old and new correspondents about the book, ... More


Prolonged Vomiting and Treatments from Doctors Jenner, Chapman, and Bence Jones

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin went on to express frustrations over Dr. William Jenner's frequent changes of medication and with treatments by other doctors. He vomited almost every day from 21 April through 1 May. ... More


Parodies of pompous knowledge: treatises on farting

Guilhem Armand

in Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127051
eISBN:
9781526138682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127051.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyses parodic treatises on winds, imagined as productions of the Rabelaisian tradition and of the new science of the Enlightenment. As science became more popular, this new popularity ... More


Expulsion

Christopher Eccleston

in Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The psychology of the experience of air and fluids leaving the body, including our attempts to control their expulsion, is explored. The air removal senses of cough, sneeze, hiccup, belch, and ... More


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