Sigmund Freud's evolution from neurology to psychiatry: evidence from his La Salpêtrière library.

@article{Bogousslavsky2011SigmundFE,
  title={Sigmund Freud's evolution from neurology to psychiatry: evidence from his La Salp{\^e}tri{\`e}re library.},
  author={Julien Bogousslavsky},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={77 14},
  pages={
          1391-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the parallel between the scientific evolution of Sigmund Freud and his French library during and after his stay with Jean-Martin Charcot at La Salpêtrière in 1885-1886. METHODS Systematic review of all identified volumes of Freud's personal library, and comparison with his life data and publications. RESULTS The largest part of Freud's 125 French medical books up to 1900 (of 3,725 books overall) are devoted to hysteria and hypnotism, published mainly between 1885 and… CONTINUE READING
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