rest cure

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rest cure

ncura del riposo
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I've taken a house near here for the holidays, where I'm going in for a Rest Cure of my own description.
I prefer to call it my Rest Cure," returned Raffles, "and it's really nothing else.
Besides, I should have had no peace; and I meant every word I said about my Rest Cure.
A few hours' enforced Rest Cure was the worst I wished him.
If my father had been able to go round the world, or if she'd had a rest cure, everything would have come right.
He's staying in the village doing a rest cure, after a bad nervous breakdown.
In chronological fashion Koenker details the ways in which the early, ideologically driven practices of "proletarian tourism" and medicalized rest cures evolved into full-fledged institutions of leisure similar to their capitalist counterparts.
According to Pullen, this news about Pearson precipitated Levy's suicide, not the drubbing she had just endured from the Jewish community over her novel about the frustrations of young middle-class English Jewish intellectuals, Reuben Sachs: A Sketch (1888), or her own frustrations as a Cambridge University-educated woman whose family prevented her from working as a teacher, required her to live at home indefinitely under parental supervision, and packed her off to the country for rest cures, when she displayed symptoms of mental distress.
He gave Jim Holtgrieve such a thrashing in the final (five and four, to be exact) that over-elevated eyebrows had to be sent for rest cures and the ``Well, I never
Prolonged rest cures or social isolation should be discouraged.
Forget having the soles of your feet whipped with metal rods or having your reproductive system wired up to the National Grid, both were rest cures in comparison.
Unlike nervous breakdown, neurasthenia generated hosts of suggested, professionally-sponsored remedies, including rest cures under the guidance of doctors and the burgeoning group of mental health professionals.