Pierre janet

Janet

[zha-ne for 1; jan-it for 2]
noun
1.
Pierre Marie Félix [pyer ma-ree fey-leeks] , 1859–1947, French psychologist and neurologist.
2.
Also, Janetta [juh-net-uh] . a female given name, form of Jane.
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Janet (French ʒanɛ)
 
n
Pierre Marie Félix (pjɛr mari feliks). 1859--1947, French psychologist and neurologist, noted particularly for his work on the origins of hysteria

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French psychologist and neurologist influential in bringing about in France and the United States a connection between academic psychology and the clinical treatment of mental illnesses. He stressed psychological factors in hypnosis and contributed to the modern concept of mental and emotional disorders involving anxiety, phobias, and other abnormal behaviour.

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