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Gilbert Ballet - bibliography

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French physician, born March 29, 1853, Ambaza, département Haute-Vienne; died March 17, 1916, Paris.


  • Faiseceau sensitif intracérébral. Paris, 1881.
  • Langage intérieur et les diverses formes de l’aphasia.
    Habilitation thesis, Paris, 1886.
  • Psychoses et affections nerveuses. Paris, 1897.
    In this work Ballet presents some rather original ideas on hypochondria and paranoia.

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