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On the simulation of hysteria by organic disease of the nervous system

by Thomas Buzzard

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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
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    Subjects:
  • Nervous System Diseases,
  • Hysteria

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Buzzard
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 113 p.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26260318M

      History of the Hysterical Man Doctors once thought that only women suffered from hysteria, but a medical historian says that men were always just as Author: Abigail Tucker. Mass psychogenic illness, also called mass sociogenic illness, mass psychogenic disorder, epidemic hysteria, or mass hysteria, is "the rapid spread of illness signs and symptoms affecting members of a cohesive group, originating from a nervous system disturbance involving excitation, loss, or alteration of function, whereby physical complaints that are exhibited unconsciously have no corresponding organic aetiology". Mass psychogenic illness Other namesMass hysteria, epidemic hysteria Risk factors: Childhood or adolescence, .

    Minor and others insist that these diseases are less frequently met with among the Jews than among the rest of any given population; while other physicians claim that all the diseases of the nervous system, both functional and organic, are very prevalent amongJews. Thus from J. S. Billings' statistics of 60, Jews in the United States it is. Essays on hysteria, brain-tumor, and some other cases of nervous disease. - Nervous system--Diseases Notes - Lectures and reprints from various medical publications. Library of Congress Control Number Language English OCLC Number.

      Two hundred years after Sydenham, hysteria was studied by leading French neurologist Charcot, who dubbed the puzzling syndrome as "neurological nonsense."[1,3,10] He was fascinated by the group of patients who could not be classified into traditional clinical categories and theorized that hysteria was an organic weakness of the nervous system.   It was the ancient Greeks who first identified hysteria as the manifestation of physical symptoms with no discernible organic cause. The word ''hysteria'' comes from the Greek for uterus: at the.


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On the simulation of hysteria by organic disease of the nervous system. By Thomas Buzzard. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Nervous system, Nervous system, Hysteria, Hysteria., Nervous Author: Thomas Buzzard. At the end of his charming little book, [quot] On the i Simulation of Hysteria by Organic Disease of the Nervous System,[quot] Thomas Buzzard says, [quot] the figure of hysteria shrinks in proportion as the various 1 forms of organic disease acquire greater solidity and sharper definition.[quot] { In contrast to this view the present-day psycho- (therapeutist Cited by: 1.

The Lancet ABSTRACT OF AN Address ON THE SIMULATION OF HYSTERIA BY ORGANIC DISEASE OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Neurological Society of London, Jan.

23rd,BY THOMAS BUZZARD, M.D., F.R.C.P., PRESIDENT. Buzzard, T. () Simulation of hysteria by organic disease of the nervous system. In D. Hack Tuke (ed.), A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine. Vol. 1 (London: J. & A. Churchill), — 3. Google ScholarCited by:   Bibliography.—Charcot, Leçons sur les maladies du système nerveuse (); S.

Weir Mitchell, Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System especially in Women (); Buzzard, Simulation of Hysteria by Organic Nervous Disease (); Pitres, Leçons cliniques sur l’hystérie et l’hypnotisme (); Richer, Études cliniques sur la grande hystérie ().

‎In that wide field of psychopathic deficiency where Science has demarcated the diseases of epilepsy, hysteria and neurasthenia, we meet scattered observations concerning certain rare states of consciousness as to whose meaning authors are not yet agreed.

These observations spring up sporadically in. ISBN: For information on all Academic Press publications. visit our website at T ypeset by TNQ Books and. Page 10 - that there still exists at the present time a great number of morbid states, evidently having their seat in the nervous system, which leave in the dead body no material trace that can be discovered.

Epilepsy, hysteria, even the most inveterate cases, ‎. Data from the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London, indicated a constant frequency of in patient admission for hysteria (1%) between and 13 More recent studies of neurological inpatients in the UK, Germany and Denmark have reported proportions of neurology inpatients with ‘non-organic’ or ‘psychogenic’ disorder of Cited by: In modern classification systems (DSM-IV and ICD) the term “conversion disorder” replaced “hysteria” some time ago.

The core feature of conversion disorder is a deficit or distortion in neurological functioning, or symptoms suggesting a general medical condition that is not referable to an organic by: From inside the book.

What people 9 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. Hysteria: the history of a disease Ilza medicine menses ment mental disease Mesmer mind Mitchell Nancy School nature nervous system neurological neuroses observations organic origin pain Papyrus Paracelsus Paris paroxysm particularly passions.

Diseases of the Nervous System summarizes the current state of basic and clinical knowledge for the most common neurological and neuropsychiatric conditions. In a systematic progression, each chapter covers either a single disease or a group of related disorders ranging from static insults to primary and secondary progressive neurodegenerative Cited by: 1.

Diseases of the Nervous System Object Name: Book Credit line: Museum of Osteopathic Medicine Call# RC C54 Catalog Number: Author: Church, Archibald editor: Summary: Diseases of the Nervous System; example: when the bell rings and signals the end of class, the somatic nervous system reports to the brain and helps you rise out of your seat.

autonomic nervous system controls the glands and the muscles of our internal organs, influencing glandular activity, heartbeat, and digestion.

INFLAMMATORY DISEASES OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM () Bacterial meningitis Includes: arachnoiditis bacterial leptomeningitis bacterial meningitis bacterial meningoencephalitis bacterial meningomyelitis bacterial pachymeningitis bacterial Hemophilus meningitis Meningitis due to Hemophilus influenzae [H.

influenzae]. "Hysteria" and Dissociation. Many disruptions of consciousness, such as those seen in the amnesic syndrome, blindsight, anesthesia, and sleep, are associated with clear alterations in the structure and/or function of the nervous system.A. Word "hysteria" = from Greek word hystera, meaning "womb." 1.

Originally "hysteria" designated a link between certain nervous disorders and diseases of the female sexual and reproductive organs.

It was thought that there was a direct connection between these physical pathologies localized in the female organs and certain nervous symptoms. 2.Head, GSMN Center for Brain and Nervous System Diseases. Genolier-Geneva-Glion-Lausanne-Lugano-Fribourg-Neuchâtel-Zurich (Switzerland) ().

[email protected] Jean-Martin Charcot () is at the origin of the modern “rebirth” of concepts on hysteria and related functional disorders.