The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, vol 10

The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, vol 10

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Clinical Director and Pathologist, Taunton State Hospital Taunton State Hospital Papers, 1914-5
THE progress in our understanding of hysteria has come largely through the elaboration of the so-called mechanisms by which the symptoms arise. These mechanisms have been declared to reside or to have their origin in the subconsciousness or coconsciousness. The

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Clinical Director and Pathologist, Taunton State Hospital Taunton State Hospital Papers, 1914-5
THE progress in our understanding of hysteria has come largely through the elaboration of the so-called mechanisms by which the symptoms arise. These mechanisms have been declared to reside or to have their origin in the subconsciousness or coconsciousness. The mechanisms range all the way from the conception of Janet that the personality is disintegrated owing to lowering of the psychical tension to that of Freud, who conceives all hysterical symptoms as a result of dissociation arising through conflicts between repressed sexual desires and experiences and the various censors organized by the social life. Without in any way intending to set up any other general mechanism or to enter into the controversy raging concerning the Freudian mechanism, which at present is the storm center, the writer reports a case in which the origin of the symptoms can be traced to a more simple and fairly familiar mechanism,

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2940012709929
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
11/27/2010
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