LLOYD H. ZIEGLER, M.D.
In the Dialogues of Plato, written more than 2000 years ago, one finds the following description of Herodicus:
"He had a mortal disease which he perpetually tended, and as recovery was out of the question, he passed his entire life as a valetudinarian; he could do nothing but attend upon himself, and was in constant torment whenever he departed in anything from his usual regimen, and so dying hard, by the help of science, he struggled on to an old age, a rare reward of his skill!"
This description suggests to us that the disorders of human nature have not
ZIEGLER LH. PSYCHONEUROSES IN WAR TIME1. Ann Intern Med. ;18:941–948. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-6-941
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(6):941-948.
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