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  • uterus
  • indeed, his waiting room is overflowing with well-dressed women suffering "weeping, nymphomania, frigidity, melancholia, and anxiety" - afflictions of the female nervous system thought to stem from a disorder of the uterus known as "hysteria. (sonyclassics.com)
  • While the word "hysteria" originates from the Greek word for uterus, hystera, the word itself is not an ancient one, and the term "hysterical suffocation" - meaning a feeling of heat and inability to breathe - was instead used in ancient Greek medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concept of a pathological wandering womb was later viewed as the source of the term hysteria, which stems from the Greek cognate of uterus, ὑστέρα (hystera). (wikipedia.org)
  • vibrator
  • HYSTERIA is a lighthearted romantic comedy that tells the surprising story of the birth of the electro-mechanical vibrator at the very peak of Victorian prudishness. (sonyclassics.com)
  • The apparently true story of how, in 1902 London, a young physician named Mortimer Granville (Hugh Dancy) invented the vibrator- which he intended to use in the treatment of hysteria - or rather, horniness in English women. (joblo.com)
  • Rachel Maines hypothesized that doctors from the classical era up until the early 20th century commonly treated hysteria by masturbating female patients to orgasm (termed "hysterical paroxysm"), and that the inconvenience of this may have driven the early development of and the market for the vibrator. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Maines's theory that hysteria was treated by masturbating female patients to orgasm is widely repeated in the literature on female anatomy and sexuality, some historians dispute Maines's claims about the prevalence of this treatment for hysteria and about its relevance to the invention of the vibrator, describing them as a distortion of the evidence or that it was only relevant to an extremely narrow group. (wikipedia.org)
  • The film, set in the Victorian era, shows how the medical management of hysteria led to the invention of the vibrator. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other physicians started to apply the vibrator for the treatment of hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Granville
  • Fortunately, enlightened medicine has shown that hysteria can be treated by relieving tensions within the womb, and Dalrymple's treatments are so successful that, as he explains to Granville, "another pair of hands" is his urgent need. (sonyclassics.com)
  • As a leading specialist in the treatment of hysteria, Granville is asked to testify. (sonyclassics.com)
  • Sure enough, HYSTERIA s the type of film that you ll have figured out right from the start, as there s never any doubt that Granville will opt for Gyllenhaal s fierce Charlotte over Pryce s other, more comely daughter (played by the ever-appealing Felicity Jones). (joblo.com)
  • Freud
  • The history of hysteria has seen the approach of Ilza Veith, in which there is one disorder constant across time, and in which Freud is the hero with history becoming a steady progress towards his insights, replaced in the 1990s by scholarship based on closer knowledge of the original source texts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria: Or Fragments of an Analysis of an Obsessional Neurosis is a two-hour comedy play, by British dramatist Terry Johnson, fictionalising a real-life 1938 meeting between Salvador Dalí and Sigmund Freud a year before the latter's death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many cases that had previously been labeled hysteria were reclassified by Sigmund Freud as anxiety neuroses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Freud however would come to lay more stress on the causative role of sexuality in producing hysteria, as well as gradually repudiating Breuer's use of hypnosis as a means of treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link) Ernest Jones, The life and Work of Sigmund Freud (1964) p. 223 * Freud, Sigmund - Breuer, Joseph: Translated by Nicola Luckhurst trans, Studies in Hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Breuer, Joseph - Freud, Sigmund: Studies in Hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Aetiology of Hysteria (German: Über die Ätiologie der Hysterie) is a paper by Sigmund Freud about the sexual abuse of children below the age of puberty and its possible causation of mental illness in adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • Generally, modern medical professionals have abandoned using the term "hysteria" to denote a diagnostic category, replacing it with more precisely defined categories, such as somatization disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • album
  • Love Hysteria is the second solo album by the British solo artist Peter Murphy, formerly of the gothic rock band Bauhaus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Blue Hysteria is a 1996 album by Rheostatics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria" "Ride into the Sun" "Hysteria" "Ride into the Sun" "Love And Affection (Live)" "Hysteria" "Ride into the Sun" "Love And Affection (Live)" "I Wanna Be Your Hero" Lovedrug recorded a version of "Hysteria", along with a making-of video, for the fan-chosen covers album from the I AM LOVEDRUG campaign. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria" is a song by Finnish singer Anna Abreu from her fourth studio album, Rush (2011). (wikipedia.org)
  • The music video for "Hysteria" was directed by Mikko Harman, who had previously directed the videos for "Music Everywhere" and "Impatient" from Abreu's third album Just a Pretty Face? (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria went on to dominate album charts around the world for three years. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Luxury Of Hysteria is the fourth solo album by the front man for Australian rock band You Am I, Tim Rogers, and his first to be credited solely to his name, although his backing band, The Temperance Union, did play on most tracks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria is the fourth studio album by British synthpop band The Human League, released on 7 May 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the worldwide success of their 1981 album Dare, the band struggled to make a successful follow-up and the sessions for Hysteria were fraught with problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the time Hysteria was released, three years had passed since Dare and the album met with relatively lacklustre success in comparison to its multi-platinum predecessor. (wikipedia.org)
  • rather
  • Although this is an example of collective delusion rather than mass hysteria, it shows how a worried group can over-interpret physical phenomena that were already there but went unnoticed before the spread of anxiety. (psychologytoday.com)
  • medical
  • But sure enough, that was the case- although considering, as HYSTERIA notes, that the same medical establishment scoffed at the notion of germs, and thought a good bleeding was the best cure-all to any malady, this shouldn t come as too much of a surprise. (joblo.com)
  • Medical practitioners like Dr. Dalrymple tried to manage hysteria by massaging the genital area, decently covered under a curtain, to elicit "paroxysmal convulsions", without recognizing that they were inducing orgasms. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • In all the mass hysteria episodes I've studied and written about over the years, the lingering question for me is why they don't happen more often. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Initially, Hysteria was to be named Animal Instinct and produced by Lange, but he dropped out after pre-production sessions, citing exhaustion from a gruelling schedule from the past few years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fortunately for the band, their popularity in their homeland had significantly grown over the past four years, and Hysteria topped the charts in Britain in its first week of release. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples
  • Examples of bizarre explanations for mass hysteria have included a "phantom gasser" that Mattoon, Illinois, residents believed was spraying poisonous mist into the bedroom windows of teenage girls, causing nausea, vomiting, and burning sensations in their mouths and throats. (psychologytoday.com)
  • psychology
  • claim that the decline was due to laypeople gaining a greater understanding of the psychology behind conversion disorders such as hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • London
  • Launched in the summer of 2013 by a group of students from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, HYSTERIA aims to be a platform for radical creative discourse about feminism encompassing poetry, text and visual arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria can be purchased in London at Housmans, ICA and Foyles bookshops as well as internationally where it is available in thirteen countries with launches in Berlin, Paris and New York (2014 and 2015). (wikipedia.org)
  • band
  • The band performed these under the name "Ded Flatbird" as an opening to the show, before playing Hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • Epidemics of hysteria have been recorded as far back as the Middle-Ages and continue to strike today. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Dating back to 1900 BC in Ancient Egypt, the first descriptions of hysteria within the female body were found recorded on the Kahun Papyri. (wikipedia.org)
  • song
  • Hysteria" is a Pop song that continues the Dance infusion Abreu started using during the Now era. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria" has become one of Abreu's signature songs, and is her sixth most-performed song when on tour. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • More than anything, HYSTERIA will make a great date-film for those who are too cool for WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU RE EXPECTING- and, it s one that s bound to entertain both halves of any couple. (joblo.com)
  • create
  • The Joint Opposition of the defeated Rajapaksa regime, makes much ado and seeks to create some hysteria about the sections of the resolution which talk of foreign participation in accountability processes including judges, prosecutors etc. (dailynews.lk)