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Vestibular stimulation in mania: a case report
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    Vestibular Stimulation in the Insane

    Dear Editor

    Dodson [1] described the successful and “novel” use of cold-water caloric ear irrigation in a manic woman, stating that the effect of this procedure on psychiatric symptomatology has not been reported. In fact, there is nothing new [2] about shock measures that overstimulate, exhaust, or generally reset the vestibular system, including cold water poured onto the head, swings to induce vertigo, emetics t...

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