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mass hysteria

Known as: hysteria mass 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2004
2004
We describe 10 students from a small rural secondary school with episodes resembling seizures or syncopal attacks. Several… Expand
2003
2003
Introduction Persons with mass hysteria present in various ways, yet the condition itself exhibits common features: sudden onset… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • R. Pastel
  • Military medicine
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 39619712
The general public, the mass media, and many government officials believe that the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) will… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The objective of the article is to develop a theory of the causes and transmission of moral panics. The theory is designed to… Expand
1997
1997
In this report we describe the circumstances surrounding an outbreak of mass hysteria among first year female university students… Expand
1994
1994
OBJECTIVE To clarify factors contributing to mass illness of sudden onset by studying an outbreak that was apparently triggered… Expand
1984
1984
  • R. Levine
  • Archives of internal medicine
  • 1984
  • Corpus ID: 28656965
The excellent article by Robinson and colleagues 1 in this issue of theArchivesreminds us that mass hysteria is not infrequently… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
WHENEVER people under stress gather together, the potential for mass hysteria exists. School-children seem particularly prone to… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
On May 21, 1979, an outbreak of illness spread swiftly among elementary school students in a Boston suburb. Of 224 boys and girls… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
This research attempts to explain the sudden onset of a series of severe, physical symptoms found in a group of female workers… Expand