COMPARISON OF KENT’S AND BBCR’S GENERALITIES
MODERATOR: Dr.Satyanarayana Reddy
PRESENTER: Dr. Manjari

NEED FOR STUDY
Dr. Elizabeth Wright Hubbard has published in the journal of the ‘American Institute of Homoeopathy’ in August 1956, few rubrics in Boenninghausen, not to be found in Kent.

Generalities Section Of Kent’s Repertory
Generalities section is large and elaborate and it contains many rubrics on:
 General modalities,
 Clinical conditions,
 Bones,
 Glands,
 Paralysed parts,
 Periosteum,
 Small parts, etc.

Generalities given in BBCR
The Section of Generalities includes:
 Sensations and Complaints in General
 Conditions in General
 Conditions of Aggravations and Amelioration in General
All the rubrics mentioned here are not only Pathological Generals, but also clinical rubrics, various sensations, mind rubrics and also rubrics pertaining to different odors, sounds, causation, injuries, pains, weather, movements, state and adaptibility.

Comparison Of Kent’s And BBCR’s Generalities
KENT’S Generalities

591 Remedies
1423 pages
Rubrics pertaining to movements: Shuddering
Sensitiveness rubrics:
Analgesia
Sluggishness
BBCR’S Generalities
342 Remedies
482 pages
Rubrics pertaining to movements many like:
Back and forth
Creeping
Chewing motion
Sensitiveness rubrics:
Reaction want of
Sensitiveness, acute, excessive

Elaborate rubrics in Kent:
Pulse, Wounds
Elaborate rubrics in BBCR:
Pressure, Head, Light, Looking, Lying, Motion, Odor of. Also Infants affection of, Mucous membranes, Muscles, Spasm, Suppuration, Vaccination prophylactics.
Rubrics pertaining to Food and Drinks in BBCR:
Fruits
Vegetables
Alcohol
Milk products
Sweets
Spices

Mind rubrics in Kent:

Anxiety, general physical
Hysteria
Mind rubrics in BBCR:
Sensations and Complaints in General:
Clumsiness
Held desires to be
Holds on to nurse
In Conditions of Aggravation and Amelioration in General:
Attention paying when
Want of inattention
Idleness
Thinking of his disease

Poisons and Stimulants in Kent:
Lead, Chronic effects of
Silica, from overuse
Sulphur, abuse of
China
Poisons and Stimulants in BBCR:
Bromides, abuse of
Cantharis, agg
Purgatives abuse

Causation modalities in Kent:
Injuries
Carrying on back
Causation modalities in BBCR:
Sensations and Complaints in General:
Convulsions, after haemorrhages
Disaggreable feeling, eating after
Frost bite, effects of
In Conditions of Aggravation and Amelioration in General:
Dysentry after
Haemorrhage after
Clinical rubrics in Kent:
Leukaemia
Catalepsy

Clinical rubrics in BBCR:
Asphyxia
Epilepsy
Haemophilia
MarasmusSubrubrics of Paralysis
Pathological rubrics in Kent:
Thrombosis
Abscess
Exostoses
Subrubrics of Haemorrhage
Induration subrubrics
Inflammation subrubrics
Necrosis
Septicaemia
Tumour cystic
Ulcers glands

Pathological rubrics in BBCR:
Apoplexy
Anasarca
Atrophy subrubrics
Dropsy subrubrics
Ecchymosis
Flaccidity

Adaptibility rubrics in Kent:
Old age, premature
Dwarfness

Adaptibility rubrics in BBCR:
Sensations and Complaints in General:
Bony people
Dyscrasias
Constitutions
Convalescence during
Development
In Conditions of Aggravation and Amelioration in General:
Climacteric agg
Drunkards agg
Children in, agg
School children agg
Puberty at
Pregnancy during

General modalities in Kent:
Carrying on back agg
Carrying on head agg
Itching, gland
Starving
Stiffness, rigidity
Sensations in Kent:
Shot rolling through the arteries, sensation
Stagnated sensation as if blood
Threads sensation of
Worms under the skin sensation
Heat feeling of
Feels as if she could feel every muscle and fibre of the right side
Sensations in BBCR:
Dry sensation throughout body
Adherent sensation in inner parts
Alive sensation internally
Ascending rising sensations
Backward drawing as of cord

Phase of day given in Kent:
Morning subrubrics
Forenoon subrubrics
Noon amel
Subrubrics of afternoon, Night, Midnight
Evening amel

Rubrics in BBCR not in Kent
Weather rubric- Wind cold
Odors-
Brine, odor of
Fish brine
Hering brine
Odor of body
Offensiveness
Sounds-
Buzzing, crackling, creaking, crepitating
Injuries- Concussion
States-
Alternations and Suppressions
Chronic troubles
Discomfort
Pains-
Beating, blunt pain, Deep pain, Cramp, Dull pain

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