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Hysteria & Other Cases

James E. Poulin

Hysteria & Other Cases

A Maine Doctor Looks Back

by James E. Poulin

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Mountain Greenery Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11702809M
    ISBN 100963545701
    ISBN 109780963545701
    OCLC/WorldCa27351882

    Hysteria In , in Salem Massachusetts, the superstition of witches existed. In The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, a group of young girls act up and are then accused of being witches. These girls then blame other people in order to get out of trouble and even pretend to be "bewitched" in front of the court during a trial.   The Mystery of Mass Hysteria. When a dozen teen girls at a high school in New York started exhibiting odd tics and other symptoms, doctors were at a loss to explain why.

    Hysteria is the condition responsible for those cases which are often reported in the newspapers as 'miracle cures '. 0. 2. who believed the witch hysteria, wrote a book called ' Demonology ' about the supposed hidden world of wicked many doctors influenced by Freud thought that tics were caused by hysteria or other emotional problems. Studies On Hysteria was a joint publication by Doctor Sigmund Freud and Breuer. Breuer had a great influence on Freud's work, but they later parted ways after a difference in opinion. This book gives exceptional insight in methods used to treat mental century, specifically hysteria.

    Mass hysteria is the common term used to describe a situation in which various people all suffer from similar hysterical symptoms – either from a phantom illness or an inexplicable event. This list looks at ten of the most well known cases of Mass Hysteria – from the past and present. The LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Crucible, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. In The Crucible, neighbors suddenly turn on each other and accuse people they've known for years of practicing witchcraft and devil-worship. The town of Salem falls into mass hysteria, a condition in which community-wide.


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In sociology and psychology, mass hysteria (also known as mass psychogenic illness, Hysteria & Other Cases book hysteria, group hysteria, or collective obsessional behavior) is a phenomenon that transmits collective illusions of threats, whether real or imaginary, through a population in society as a result of rumors and fear (memory acknowledgement).

In medicine, the term is used to describe the spontaneous. Hysteria book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mallory killed her boyfriend, Brian. She can't remember the details of th /5.

Essays on hysteria, brain-tumor and some other cases of nervous disease [Mary Putnam Jacobi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Essays on hysteria, brain-tumor, and some other cases of nervous disease. This book, Essays on hysteria. In Hysteria: The Disturbing History he explores the history of hysteria, its origins, development, and evolution.

In an analysis that covers several centuries, Scull explains that hysteria was ofetn associated with female biology, that is was used as a blanket term for more specific afflictions, and that at one time it was even considered /5(13).

These reactions must be differentiated from schizoid personality, from schizophrenic reaction, and from analogous symptoms in some other types of neurotic reactions. Formerly, this reaction has been classified as a type of "conversion hysteria.”. The second kind of mass hysteria, on the other hand, is characterized by seizure-like events (pseudoseizures), apparent partial paralysis (pseudoparesis), or other symptoms that.

Title Essays on hysteria, brain-tumor, and some other cases of nervous disease. Contributor Names Jacobi, Mary Putnam, Read this book on Questia. Instigated by a number of accidental observations we have investigated for a number of years the different forms and symptoms of hysteria in order to discover the cause and the process which provoked the phenomena in question for the first time, in a great many cases years back.

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(June ). Get this from a library. Essays on hysteria, brain-tumor, and some other cases of nervous disease. [Mary Putnam Jacobi] -- Text is a selection of lectures and reprints from various medical publications. Female hysteria was once a common medical diagnosis for women, which was described as exhibiting a wide array of symptoms, including anxiety, shortness of breath, fainting, nervousness, sexual desire, insomnia, fluid retention, heaviness in the abdomen, irritability, loss of appetite for food or sex, (paradoxically) sexually forward behaviour, and a "tendency to cause trouble for others".Specialty: Psychiatry.

In today's society there are many cases of mass hysteria just like long ago. In the book John Proctor says a quote that hits big time for mass hysteria, he says “God is dead” while laughing insanely, and if that does not cause mass hysteria then nothing does.

Essays on hysteria, brain-tumor, and some other cases of nervous disease. This book, "Essays on hysteria, brain-tumor and some other cases of nervous disease," by Mary Putnam Jacobi, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the Price Range: $ - $ Hysteria As usual I found this book to be excellent, slowly getting used to the new Alex Gregory, as I am a staunch fan of DC Ryan.

I am sure I will get to love him as well. The story was excellent and gives an insight into the minds of split personalities. Hope to read. The copy of Laycock’s publication available at IUPUI’s Ruth Lilly Medical Library.

For an print, this book is remarkably well preserved throughout.[i] A Forgotten Pioneer By Blake T. Miller Froma doctor named Thomas Laycock produced a series of essays that explored the long-debated ailment of Hysteria (in all its ambiguity).

History of the Hysterical Man Doctors once thought that only women suffered from hysteria, but a medical historian says that men were always just Author: Abigail Tucker.

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Witch hysteria really took hold in Europe during the mids, when many accused witches confessed, often under torture, to a variety of wicked behaviors. Within a. A few cases diagnosed as mass hysteria at the time have later proved to be poisoning after all; a outbreak of nausea at a British school that.

Some psychologists believe mass hysteria is a form of groupthink. In cases of mass hysteria, the group members all develop a common fear that often spirals into a panic. The group members feed off each other's emotional reactions, causing the panic to escalate. The Salem witch trials and the panic over the War of the Worlds radio broadcast can.In his Studies on Hysteria () (), and later in a popular-press book () that was turned into a move which won an Oscar for Joanne Woodward.

Eve White, the "host" personality, was a somewhat reserved rural Georgia housewife who suffered from "blackouts". along with other cases of fugue, is discussed in great detail in. Early on, both conditions were widely recognized as tricksters or “imitators” of other maladies, including each other.

Some cases of syphilis were almost certainly misdiagnosed as hysteria Author: Anne Harrington.