Art and Images in Psychiatry
June 2005

Hypnotic Session

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Copyright 2005 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2005

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005;62(6):588. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.62.6.588

Once I witnessed my magnetic friend’s attempt to put a young Danish woman to sleep among a small circle of friends by a dim light, on a damp summer’s evening in Sannois [France]—and the impression I got from her hard fight against the sleep gave me, along with the light and the environment, the first idea to paint a picture on this theme. But only a few years later. . . . magnetism had become hypnotism.—Richard Bergh, 18881

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