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Since the awareness of the significance of these works for the history of psychiatry, psychology, psychical research, and hypnotism has greatly increased.

Acte de caution solitaire tissot bibliography's extreme scarcity in the book market makes this online version an extremely valuable resource for anyone interested in these fields. Most historical scholars would probably be hard pressed to write more than a brief paragraph about Franz Anton Mesmer — and his discovery.

Yet, for approximately seventy-five years from its beginnings inanimal magnetism flourished as a medical and psychological specialty, and for another fifty years it continued to be a system of some influence.

Esalen CTR: Animal Magnetism, Early Hypnotism, and Psychical Research,

When one examines the history of animal magnetism and its offshoots, it seems incredible that this once powerful system is now almost completely forgotten.

That animal magnetism is no longer practiced is hardly surprising.


The theory of animal magnetism in its original form would be difficult for most moderns to accept. What is puzzling is that the story of animal magnetism is so neglected.

Animal magnetism is not comparable to certain medical fads which flourished for a time and then died out.

Historical Introduction

Such crazes did not significantly shape medical or psychological theory and practice, nor did they significantly affect the evolution of those disciplines. Animal magnetism, on the other hand, had a profound impact on medicine, psychology, and psychical research today called parapsychologyas a brief examination of its history will show.

Mesmer believed that animal gravitation connected living things to the stars and was the basis for healthy functioning, since it harmonized the body in a fashion comparable to the tuning of a musical instrument. The more Mesmer experimented, the more he became disenchanted with using iron magnets to heal.

Among the more informative are the following: Mesmer eventually discontinued the use of iron magnets entirely, relying instead on the application of newly evolved animal-magnetic techniques.

Using these acte de caution solitaire tissot, Mesmer performed some remarkable, if controversial, cures in Austria and Germany and attempted to gain acceptance for his theory of animal magnetism acte de caution solitaire tissot the medical establishment of Vienna. He was not successful in this endeavor and in decided to go to Paris, where, he believed, new ideas were more favorably considered.

In Paris, Mesmer set up two treatment clinics, one for the rich and the other for the poor.

The sick flocked to him and he treated them by the hundreds over the next few years. During that time there were many among both rich and poor who testified to being cured by animal magnetism, in some cases of long-term chronic illnesses.

During this period, Mesmer made attempts to get the medical establishment of Paris to acte de caution solitaire tissot his theory of animal magnetism, but try as he might, he could not gain a sympathetic hearing.

In two commissions were constituted to investigate animal magnetism, both appointed by the king of France. The second commission was composed of physicians of the Royal Society of Medicine.


Both commissions filed reports unfavorable to animal magnetism, although a member of the second commission wrote a dissenting opinion recommending further investigation. The first commission also drew up a secret report for the king on potential dangers to morals through the misuse of magnetic techniques.