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In On Hysteria, Sabine Arnaud traces the creation and rise of hysteria, from its invention in the eighteenth century through nineteenth-century therapeutic practice.

A man is awoken by hallucinations caused by guilt. He looks scared and worried about the visions he's getting during his sleep. Underneath the image is lettering that says "Stripes of conscience, or the midnight hour"

Illustration of Puritan men in the process of a trial of a women accused of being a witch.
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