Classical Homeopathic Lectures: Volume F - Vassilis Ghegas
Preface to Volume F
Volume F contains all the information Vassilis Ghegas discussed during the November 1989 seminar in Wageningen (NL), organized by S.H.O. In this Volume, Vassilis thoroughly discusses the differential diagnoses between polychrests: 'If, in daily practice, you find common characteristics which point to two polychrests, which symptoms will then determine your choice?'
Furthermore, Vassilis discusses the homeopathic remedies commonly prescribed in liver problems. He hierarchically classifies the liver remedies as they occur in this own practice, and goes into their characteristics for acute and chronic liver problems.
His lengthy chapter on asthma includes a classification of asthma types, how to treat asthmatic patients, and the prognosis with homeopathic treatment. Vassilis discusses 25 remedies and their characteristics in hierarchical order. In his experience, these 25 remedies can be used to treat 80 to 90% of patients with asthma.
As an aid to long-term follow-up, Vassilis discusses the complementary remedies to SULPH., ARS., CAUST., NAT-M., PULS and SIL. in acute and in chronic situations. In addition, remedies and their characterisctic symptoms in acute and chronic vertigo, and remedies for students are described.
Differentials and analysis strategies Vassilis provided at the occasion of some student cases, have been included in this Volume: APIS., OP., NUX-M., CON. and the remedies which are indicated in ulcers.
At the end of this book, you will find a comprehensive index which makes it easy for you to look up the information of all the volumes already published.
I hope that this additional tool will make the Vassilis Ghegas series even more useful in your daily practice.
Fons Vanden Berghe
From the Publisher:
When Vassilis Ghegas gave his first lecture at a conference of the "Society of Homeopaths" in England in September 1983, none could have expected that this would be the start of a brilliant, didactic series of lessons which are still continued today.
Vassilis is a master in hierarchical teaching. He discusses all topics that occur in homeopathic practice, but the information he provides is hierarchically structured - not alphabetically. He first gives the information that you will frequently need in practice, and later on, he presents less frequent topics and situations. So, he guides his students through a kind of structured evolution process he has been through himself.
Vassilis uses a central idea when presenting the essence of polychrests. This central idea is found on mental, emotional and physical levels, so that it is of great help in the differential diagnosis (e.g.: ARS.: "tendency to self-preservation"; LACH.: "overstimulation which seeks an outlet"; NUX-V.: "efforts beyond the abilities"; PLAT.: "excessive needs, who seeks for balance" etc.)
This series of books chronologically follows Vassilis' seminars, so that the keen reader can take advantage of this evolution. For that reason, this series is the best written course in Classical Homeopathy. Beginning student homeopaths can - via this series - practically learn how to use Kent's Repertory and Boericke's Materia Medica and also understand the practical application of The Organon and The Chronic Diseases by Hahnemann. Experienced homeopaths can test the established information of this series by their own practice.
"... As far as I have seen, Vassilis has given a correct presentation of what I have taught him over the years. I think he has produced a very well done and informative series of books which will be of great help to the homeopathic community ..."
George Vithoulkas' comment proves that Vassilis Ghegas has continued the work he started under his supervision at the Athenian School for Homeopathy.
- Author: Ghegas Vassilis
- 264 pages
- Printed in Belgium
- ISBN: 9789074077231