Charcot, J. M. (Jean Martin), 1825-1893

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Birth 1825-11-29
Death 1893-08-16
French
French

Biographical notes:

Neurologist.

From the description of J.M. Charcot correspondence, 1884-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984296

Jean-Martin Charcot, 1825-1893, was an influential figure in the development of the fields of neurology and psychology. He taught medicine for 33 years at and was director of Paris' Salpetriere Hospital. In 1882 he founded Europe's first neurological clinic at Salpetriere. His special interest was hysteria, which he considered neurological in origin and studied by pioneering the use of hypnosis in the medical setting.

From the guide to the J.M. Charcot Correspondence and Draft, 1870-1892, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

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Subjects:

  • Contracture--therapy
  • Hysteria
  • Hypnosis

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  • Neurologists

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