TRAUMA BY ANOTHER NAME

The subject of trauma has come to prominence in the last thirty-five years or so, but its roots date back to the 19th century and the neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, who is considered the founder of modern neurology. The term used then was hysteria rather than trauma and he initially considered it a neurological disorder. It was Charcot who was able to demonstrate through his detailed research, that hysteria was psychological in nature. He established this largely through his use of hypnotherapy. Read more...