The girls of La Salpêtrière.


It was only by chance that French hospital authorities assigned Jean-Martin Charcot to the care of hysterics and epileptics, starting in 1870, at La Salpêtrière Hospital. The famous clinical work that resulted has been the subject of much discussion and, in many cases, misinterpretation. By referring to original sources, i.e., the medical observations… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000359993


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@article{Walusinski2014TheGO, title={The girls of La Salp{\^e}tri{\`e}re.}, author={Olivier Walusinski}, journal={Frontiers of neurology and neuroscience}, year={2014}, volume={35}, pages={65-77} }