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Janet's disease

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Janet's term for psychopathic persons with obsessive compulsive disorder.

Description

Janet's term for psychopathic persons with obsessive compulsive disorder. It was an uncommonly used synonym for astenia and neurastenia. Neither of the three terms are longer used.

Bibliography

  • P. Janet:
    Les obsessions et la psychasthénie.
    2 volumes, Paris, F. Alcan, 1903.
    Volume 2 written with Fulgence Raymond.

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