Jean Martin Charcot


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French neurologist who tried to use hypnotism to cure hysteria (1825-1893)

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His criticisms are reflective of a famous quote by Jean Martin Charcot, a nineteenth-century French scientist who is considered the founder of modern neurology.
Freud could spend half year with the famous French neurologist Jean Martin Charcot (1825-1893) in Paris, who succeeded in differentiating hysteria clearly from epilepsy.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is a common neuromuscular disorder named for the three physicians -- Jean Martin Charcot, Pierre Marie and Howard Henry Tooth -- who first identified it more than 100 years ago.
It is a remark about the hysterical, and in the time of Jean Martin Charcot, any ill, any disease, was attributed to hysteria, to be precise, and hysteria was attributed to women, which was absurd.