• Freud
  • It fell to Charcot, Janet, and Freud to clarify the distinction between neurological illness and hysteria. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 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, in 1886, gave a paper about the topic of male hysteria to the Imperial Society of Physicians in Vienna. (wikipedia.org)
  • In later works, Freud would reject Charcot's distinction between the two types of hysteria, arguing that trauma is the cause of hysteria in both men and women, though he broadened the definition of trauma to include repressed memories of sexual experiences, and believed that recalling traumatic memories could cure hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Freud even diagnosed himself and his brother with hysteria, but eventually dropped his own efforts and reverted to a theory of hysteria as a condition of the female body. (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)
  • vibrator
  • 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)
  • symptoms
  • They claim that hysteria is another such disease: we understand only its "mental symptoms," but in time will discover its physicochemical cause (Szasz 1961, pp. 91-93). (encyclopedia.com)
  • The study's findings open up a new window to understanding hysteria, an unexplained neurological disorder in which a patient complains of symptoms, but doctors can't find anything medically wrong with them. (medindia.net)
  • These symptoms mimic symptoms of other more definable diseases and create a case for arguing against the validity of hysteria as an actual disease, and it is often implied that it is an umbrella term, used to describe an indefinable illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] George Beard, a physician who catalogued 75 pages of possible symptoms of hysteria and yet called his list incomplete, claimed that almost any ailment could fit the diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • With so many possible symptoms, hysteria was often[when? (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria was joined in 1866 by a diagnosis for a very similar set of symptoms: railway spine, a nervous disorder caused by witnessing the accidents that the dangerous railways of the time generated in large numbers. (wikipedia.org)
  • A subsequent German study came up with a 1:10 ratio, Georges Gilles de la Tourette then published a 1:2 or 1:3 estimate, and finally Charcot and his student Pierre Marie did a study of 704 cases of patients displaying symptoms of hysteria, finding that 525 of them were males. (wikipedia.org)
  • he and his colleague Thomsen found that the symptoms in their cases of railway spine were different enough from what was regarded as the symptoms of hysteria, at least in severity. (wikipedia.org)
  • As Mortimer speaks, he explains that the symptoms for hysteria are too common to be regarded as a mental illness, and that he himself believes that Charlotte is the most generous and caring person he knows. (wikipedia.org)
  • hysterical
  • 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)
  • Despite the notion of hysterical soldiers clashing with nationalist and revanchist ideas of the time, diagnoses of hysteria were soon made by military medical personnel. (wikipedia.org)
  • womb
  • Although the original anatomical explanation of hysteria, the so-called wandering womb, was by this point abandoned, the diagnoses remained associated with (gender stereotypes of) females and female sexuality in the minds of physicians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paris
  • 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)
  • Hysteria launch in Paris Art Cards. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1882, Jean-Martin Charcot had made a "radical" move by citing Briquet's estimate of hysteria having a 1:20 ratio of incidence in males compared to females, and added a section for male sufferers of hysteria to his Paris hospital, the Salpetrière. (wikipedia.org)
  • initially
  • 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)
  • mistaken
  • Of course, HYSTERIA will never be mistaken for a tragedy, so you can reasonably assume you ll walk out of the film with a smile on your face. (joblo.com)
  • During the first ten centuries of Christianity, with medical thought stagnating under the authoritarian influence of Galenic concepts, most cases of hysteria were probably mistaken for various bodily diseases. (encyclopedia.com)
  • mass
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Mass hysteria is the phenomenon that causes panic in a crowd when everyone believes that have the same illness or other malady. (listverse.com)
  • The Angels of Mons is a popular legend about a group of angels who supposedly protected members of the British army in the Battle of Mons at the outset of World War I. The evidence suggests that the story is fictitious, developed through a combination of a patriotic short story by Arthur Machen, rumors, mass hysteria and urban legend, and also possibly deliberately seeded propaganda. (listverse.com)
  • Through its lack of use as a medical diagnosis the term 'hysteria' now has connotations of mass panic, imagined or real. (wikipedia.org)
  • illness
  • In contemporary usage, the name hysteria is given to a form of mental illness characterized by the exhibition of bodily signs such as paralysis or spasmodic movements and by complaints about the body, such as anesthesia or pain. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In theory, this was accomplished by defining hysteria as the unconscious imitation of illness, and malingering as the conscious imitation of it. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It is only a small step from the psychoanalytic view of hysteria, which regards it as a form of illness, albeit without physical causation, to the communicational view of hysteria, which regards it as a form of communication-specifically, as the language of illness. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Those who consider hysteria an illness usually qualify it as a mental illness. (encyclopedia.com)
  • anxiety
  • Hyperaesthesia for auditory sensations, parious paraesthesias" and paroxysms) in addition to those of anxiety hysteria ("May lead of psychic impotence & sexual anaesthesia" TS10971_8, 21). (thefreedictionary.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)
  • notion
  • 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)
  • The notion that hysteria was a condition limited to women was thus firmly established and was not seriously challenged until the latter half of the nineteenth century by Charcot (Zilboorg 1941). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Freud's
  • By this point, the incidence of "classical" hysteria in males was accepted by Freud's audience, but Charcot's traumatic variant was still controversial and evoked discussion among the present medical doctors. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • Hysteria of both men and women was widely discussed in the medical literature of the 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1859, a physician named George Taylor claimed that a quarter of all women suffered from hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frederick Hollick was a firm believer that a main cause of hysteria was licentiousness present in women. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, hysteria was a common psychiatric diagnosis made primarily in women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Till You Drop)" "Women" "Another Hit and Run" "Billy's Got a Gun" "Too Late for Love" "Hysteria" "Gods of War" "Die Hard The Hunter" "Rocket" "Bringin' On The Heartbreak" "Foolin'" "Armageddon It" "Animal" "Pour Some Sugar on Me" "Let It Go" "Rock of Ages" "Don't Shoot Shotgun" "Wasted" "Love Bites" "Photograph" (Taken from the Denver, Colorado McNichols Sports Arena show on 13 February 1988) "Stagefright" "Rock! (wikipedia.org)
  • Till You Drop)" "Women" "Don't Shoot Shotgun" "Too Late for Love" "Hysteria" "Gods of War" "Die Hard The Hunter" "Bringin' On The Heartbreak" "Foolin'" "Armageddon It" "Animal" "Pour Some Sugar on Me" "Let It Go" "Rock of Ages" "Tear It Down" "Photograph" "Travelin' Band" (originally performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival) (Taken from the Nagoya, Japan Century Hall show on 24 May 1988) "Stagefright" "Rock! (wikipedia.org)
  • Till You Drop)" "Women" "Too Late for Love" "Hysteria" "Gods of War" "Die Hard The Hunter" "Bringin' On The Heartbreak" "Foolin'" "Animal" "Armageddon It" "Pour Some Sugar on Me" "Let It Go" "Rock of Ages" "Photograph" (Taken from the Casper, Wyoming Casper Events Center show on 4 July 1988) "Stagefright" "Rock! (wikipedia.org)
  • Till You Drop)" "Women" "Too Late for Love" "Hysteria" "Gods of War" "Die Hard The Hunter" "Bringin' On The Heartbreak" "Foolin'" "Armageddon It" "Animal" "Pour Some Sugar on Me" "Rock of Ages" "Love Bites" "Rocket" "Photograph" (Taken from the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma State Fairgrounds show on 10 August 1988) "Stagefright" "Rock! (wikipedia.org)
  • Till You Drop)" "Women" "Too Late for Love" "Hysteria" "Gods of War" "Die Hard The Hunter" "Bringin' On The Heartbreak" "Foolin'" "Animal" "Pour Some Sugar on Me" "Let It Go" "Rock of Ages" "Love Bites" "Photograph" (Taken from the Jackson, Mississippi Mississippi Coliseum show on 7 September 1988) "Stagefright" "Rock! (wikipedia.org)
  • rather
  • Male "traumatic hysteria", as defined by Charcot, was a distinct disease from female hysteria in that it was linked to traumatic shock rather than sexuality or emotional distress, so the gendered stereotyping was still at work in Charcot's thinking. (wikipedia.org)
  • gradually
  • The situation gradually began to change: in 1859, Paul Briquet remarked that "we saw little hysteria in men because we did not want to see it", and between 1875 and 1902, some three hundred medical articles were devoted to the topic of male hysteria, as well as dozens of dissertations. (wikipedia.org)
  • significantly
  • There are many in Indiana who lament this loss, and who know that Hoosier Hysteria has been dramatically and significantly lessened thereby. (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)
  • British
  • Love Hysteria is the second solo album by the British solo artist Peter Murphy, formerly of the gothic rock band Bauhaus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria is a 1965 British murder mystery film directed by Freddie Francis, produced by Hammer Films and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hysteria is a 2011 British period romantic comedy film directed by Tanya Wexler. (wikipedia.org)
  • cases
  • During the Middle Ages, as the attitude toward sickness changed from naturalistic to demonotheologic, many cases of hysteria, and undoubtedly of organic disease too, were interpreted as manifestations of witchcraft. (encyclopedia.com)
  • As diagnostic techniques improved, the number of ambiguous cases that might have been attributed to hysteria declined. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • In the second half of the nineteenth century, hysteria was well-established as a diagnosis for certain psychiatric disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Livin' in Hysteria is the second album by Heavens Gate, released in March 1, 1991 by No Remorse Records and later reissued by SPV GmbH. (wikipedia.org)
  • album
  • 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)
  • radical
  • 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)
  • present
  • Bodily communications indistinguishable from those typical of hysteria may also be present in individuals diagnosed as hypochondriacal, neurasthenic, or schizophrenic, and sometimes in so-called normal persons as well. (encyclopedia.com)
  • disease
  • With the flowering of empiricism and science during the Renaissance, hysteria was again rediscovered as a disease. (encyclopedia.com)
  • They showed that hysteria is a condition resembling physical disease that occurs in persons with healthy bodies. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The idea that hysteria is an organic disease has the merit of being logical. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In this frame of reference, hysteria is a disease that happens to a person: he suffers from it and may be cured of it. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Hysteria was referred to as "the widow's disease", because the female semen was believed to turn venomous if not released through regular climax or intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • 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)
  • female body
  • 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)