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Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 19 (3):239-259 (1994)
The concept of hysteria is traced from Hippocrates, where it was thought to be caused by a wandering uterus, through Galen and up to Freud. Throughout the history of medicine from the early Greeks up to the end of the nineteenth century, the definition and diagnosis of hysteria had a function similar to that found in the persecution of witchcraft: it sought to eradicate the outbursts of nonconforming and emotionally threatening conduct of women. At the beginning of the twentieth century, however, the category virtually disappears from psychiatric nosologies. Keywords: Freud, hysteria, nosology, witchcraft CiteULike Connotea Del.icio.us What's this?
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