Hypnotism, hysteria and epilepsy

an historical synthesis by E. M. Thornton

Publisher: Heinemann Medical in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 205 Downloads: 16
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Subjects:

  • Hypnotism -- Therapeutic use -- History.,
  • Hysteria -- History.,
  • Epilepsy -- History.,
  • Hypnosis -- History.,
  • Epilepsy -- History.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] E. M. Thornton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC497 .T56
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4698502M
ISBN 100433323218
LC Control Number77675897

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  Like all celebrities Charcot attracted bitter criticism, not so much from the medical profession who themselves were essentially mesmerised by his theories (see the pages of Brain in Cited by: 3. History of hypnosis and hypnotism. He obtained a number of remarkable cures and listed, in his first published report: cures for apoplectic lameness, epilepsy, hysteria, melancholia and fitful fever. His .   Its principal representative was J. M. Charcot, who taught at the Salpêtrière in Paris that hypnosis is essentially a symptom of a morbid condition of hysteria or hystero-epilepsy. This doctrine, .

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