Dissociation and Trauma Archives

Dr. Jules Janet on hysteria and double personality

Title
Dr. Jules Janet on hysteria and double personality
LC Subject
Dissociation Hypnotism Anorexia nervosa Blind
Creator
Myers, F. W. H. (Frederic William Henry), 1843-1901
Description
The multiple personality case of Blanche Witt is discussed. One of her personalities suffered from blindness in one eye, the other personality had perfect vision. Her condition was treated with hypnotism. The case of Marceline R. is also discussed. She suffered from an eating disorder, but when hypnotized she was able to eat properly, but returned to her former state when not hypnotized. Neither woman was cured, but was able to be symptom free while hypnotized.
Issued
1889
Identifier
diss_myer_drjul_1889
Rights
Public Domain Mark 1.0
Source
University of Oregon Knight Library, BF1011 .I4. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, vol. 6, p. 216-221.
Language
English
Type
Text
Format
application/pdf
Set
Dissociation and Trauma Archives
Primary Set
Dissociation and Trauma Archives
Institution
University of Oregon
Citation
Myers, F.W.H. (1889). Dr. Jules Janet on hysteria and double personality. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, 6, 216-221.
Contained In Journal
Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research