Crime, Hysteria and Belle Époque Hypnotism: The Path Traced by Jean-Martin Charcot and Georges Gilles de la Tourette

@article{Bogousslavsky2009CrimeHA,
  title={Crime, Hysteria and Belle {\'E}poque Hypnotism: The Path Traced by Jean-Martin Charcot and Georges Gilles de la Tourette},
  author={Julien Bogousslavsky and Olivier Walusinski and Denis Veyrunes},
  journal={European Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={62},
  pages={193 - 199}
}
Hysteria and hypnotism became a favorite topic of studies in the fin de siècle neurology that emerged from the school organized at La Salpêtrière by Jean-Martin Charcot, where he had arrived in 1861. Georges Gilles de la Tourette started working with Charcot in 1884 and probably remained his most faithful student, even after his mentor’s death in 1893. This collaboration was particularly intense on ‘criminal hypnotism’, an issue on which Hippolyte Bernheim and his colleagues from the Nancy… 

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