Professor Charcot was well-known for showing, during his lessons at the Salpêtrière hospital, "hysterical" woman patients – here, his favorite patient, "Blanche" (Marie) Wittman, supported by Joseph Babinsky.
Jean-Martin Charcot (29 November1825 - 16 August1893) was a Frenchneurologist. The Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital is currently a hospital in Paris. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 4 - King Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies dies and is succeeded by his son Francis I of the Two Sicilies. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The French Republic or France (French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. ... Neurology is the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and disorders affecting it. ...
Categories: French people stubs | French physicians | 1825 births | 1893 deaths | History of medicine Hypnosis does not have a single definition that is universally applicable. ... Hysteria is a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses. ... The spinal cord is a part of the vertebrate nervous system that is enclosed in and protected by the vertebral column (it passes through the spinal canal). ... A disease is any abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort, dysfunction, or distress to the person affected or those in contact with the person. ... Proprioception (from Latin proprius, meaning ones own) is the sense of the position of parts of the body, relative to other neighbouring parts of the body. ... The foot of a person with Charcot-Marie-Tooth. ... The Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital is currently a hospital in Paris. ... Sigmund Freud His famous couch Sigmund Freud (May 6, 1856 - September 23, 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of the psychoanalytic place of psychology, a movement that damaged the theory that unconscious motives control much behavior. ... Joseph Jules François Félix Babinski (Józef Franciszek Feliks Babiński) (November 17, 1857–October 29, 1932) was a Polish-French neurologist. ... Alfred Binet (July 11, 1857 - October 18, 1911), French psychologist and inventor of the first intelligence test, the basis of todays IQ test. ...
JeanMartinCharcot was born in Paris on Nov. 29, 1825, the son of a carriage maker.
Charcot was the first physician to link symptoms of ALS to a group of nerves specifically affected by the disease, i.e., the motor neurons that originate in the spinal cord).
Charcot's important contributions to medicine included his recognition of the importance of small arteries in cerebral hemorrhage (a familial neuropathy now known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease involving a progressive degeneration of the muscles in the foot, lower leg, hand and forearm, and a mild loss of sensation in the limbs, fingers and toes.
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