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Self-mutilations for various purposes, needle-swallowing etc. Hysterical malingering and simulation or aggravation of symptoms without hysteria. Some 'shell-shock' cases

Date
1901-1954
Reference
PP/FPW/B.163
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Parkes Weber, Frederick (1863-1962)
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Description

Psychasthenia and morbid imputations (dipsomania, sitomania, geophagia, trichotillomania etc). 'Relief' and 'Release' Phenomena of various classes. Supposed hysterical skin-eruptions, hysterical skin-gangrene etc. Skin eruptions and physical (bodily) changes of psychic origin. Also the whole subject of 'foreign bodies' (for comparison). Rejuvenation operations and the question of the illegality of self-mutilation (Italy). Symptoms in skins, subcutaneous tissue, lungs etc, from mineral oils--'lipoid pneumonia' from mineral and other oils. Male and female infibulation, 'circumcision' etc (for comparison). See also 'Mind, Disease and Therapeutics' (1st and 2nd series)

Publication/Creation

1901-1954

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1 file (in 6 parts)

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