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Synonyms for Mesmer

Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815)

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From Mesmer to Freud: Magnetic sleep and the roots of psychological healing.
Mesmer says cheerleading is pursued under two categories -- recreational and competitive.
In 1766, Mesmer had published an elaborate synthesis of various current theories of the interaction between organic and cosmic bodies titled Of the Influence of the Planets upon the Human Body.
Mesmer detects that signal, identifies it as a threat protocol that is being sought, and then sends a command out to mitigate the protocol to disable the drone, he added.
The word 'mesmerism' comes from the name of an 18th-century German physician named Franz Anton Mesmer (1733-1815).
The 1800s saw an explosion of water cures and homeopathy and Franz Anton Mesmer's hypnoses induced through animal magnetism, called 'mesmerism'.
Indeed the wondrous and mysterious associations linked to hypnotism were exploited by showmen throughout the nineteenth century, Mesmer himself having begun attracting fame through his public shows of magnetism in the 1770s.
However, the beginning of magnetism and scientific hypnosis in relation with Franz Antoine Mesmer extends to 1765.
Teachers of beginning readers in the United States, for example, were found to use literature for comprehension purposes, and levelled texts for specific instructional aims (Mesmer, 2006).
Matt Ledom and Aaron Mesmer of Block Real Estate Services LLC handled the deal on behalf of Foutch.
We may call a bobby (Sir Robert Peel, 1788-1850, founded the Met) We shouldn't be mesmerised (Franz Mesmer, Austrian physician, 1734-1815, hypnotised his patients) or pander to the delinquents (Pandarus was a greasy fixer for lovers Troilus and Cressida in Chaucer's poem).
However, in that meta-analysis Mesmer and Viswesvaran (10) also note that although retaliation is more likely in cases of external reporting, the correlation is not as strong as one might expect.
Slovenski, an attorney in the firm's corporate department, was most recently an attorney at Mesmer & Deleault, and was previously legal counsel at Irving Oil Corp.
Mesmer, who convinces Parisians that he can control strange forces.