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What Has Happened to Hysteria?

A new interesting article has been published in J Nerv Ment Dis. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000850. and titled:

What Has Happened to Hysteria?

Authors of this article are:
Cramer P.

A summary of the article is shown below:
This article traces the history of the diagnosis of hysteria from the earliest medical formulations in the 17th century to the present, including the presence of this diagnosis in the five iterations of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association. Several different types of hysteria are discussed, with alternative causal explanations. Research focusing on this disorder is summarized.

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