hysterogenic


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hys·ter·o·gen·ic

 (hĭs′tə-rō-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Inducing hysteria.

hysterogenic

(ˌhɪstərəˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
inducing hysteria
[C20: from hysteria + -genic]
hysterogeny n
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1) During his lifelong studies on hysteria, Charcot conducted a thorough examination with each patient, managing to plot the distribution of these hysterogenic points on a body chart.
Confronted with an ethical deadlock, the hysteric refuses the necessity to decide consciously, and falls sick instead: the compromise formation that is the artificial, hysterogenic symptom is the undone-deliberation's emissary in the field of the flesh.
of Galen concerning the hysterogenic effect of retained sperm owing to unaccustomed sexual continence, [and are] all the more striking because Freud appeared totally unaware of the historical background and earlier humoral theories" (265).