Re: what was the Nancy school

Jack Adams-Webber (
Thu, 2 Apr 1998 08:53:59 -0500

The teacher in me cannot resist this one:

It was a mob of psychiartists led by a guy named Bernheim, who used
hypnosis to treat(?) their patients claiming that it was only "suggestion".

>In Kelly's 1965 address 'The Role of Classification in Personality Theory'
>he wrote, "The notion of mental illness has itself been seriously challenged
>for the first time since the days of the Nancy School".
>Can anyone advise me what the Nancy school was?
>Bob Green

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