Valcourt-Vermont E de. Valcourt-Vermont (Under psuedonym Comte C. de Saint-Germain), 1912.
Catalog Record: Valcourt-Vermont E de. Valcourt-Vermont (Under psuedonym Comte C. de Saint-Germain), 1912.
Title: Practical hypnotism : theories and experiments / compiled and edited by Comte C. de Saint-Germain.
Author: Valcourt-Vermont, Edgar de.
WLM Call Number: WO 390 V143 1912 RB
Accession NO.: 892
Publisher: London : T. Werner Laurie, [1912?].
Physical Description: 260 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Hypnosis – surgery.
Type of Trace: Cover Title
Title: Practical hypnotism.
Content Notes: Part I, Historical : The dawn of hypnotism – from Mesmer to Braid — Professor Charcot and his school — The mental theory advocated at Nancy — The Charite Hospital experiments — Progress of the study outside of France.
Content Notes: Part II, Theoretical : The four different stages of hypnotic sleep — The intermediate stage, or “fascination” state — The theory of hypnotism.
Content Notes: Part III, Practical : Who can hypnotize Who is hypnotizable — How to induce the hypnotic state — How to awaken subject from the hypnotic sleep — Suggestion — Hypnotism in medicine and surgery (p. 233-260) — Vocabulary of scientific terms.
General Notes: Comte de Saint-Germain was the pseudonym of Edgar de Valcourt-Vermont.
General Notes: Conservation work by Scott Kellar, completed June 5, 2012: Deacidified. New cloth cover with printed label.
General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics July 21, 2011.
General Notes: First published: 1901. Probable date for the WLM’s copy from LOC.
General Notes: Previous call number BF 1141 V143.
Note Bib: Footnotes.