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Berner, F. (1948). 'A Case of Hypnotically Produced Secondary and Tertiary Personalities.': Harry C. Leavitt.. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 29:177-178.
    
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(1948). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 29:177-178

'A Case of Hypnotically Produced Secondary and Tertiary Personalities.': Harry C. Leavitt.

Frank Berner

Psychoanalytic Review, 1947, Vol. XXXIV, No. 3, pp. 274–295.

A case report is presented of a twenty-year-old man suffering from right hysterical hemiplegia whereby the experimental application of hypnosis produced secondary and tertiary personalities. There were marked contrasts in the personalities with regard to ideation, philosophies, mannerisms and attitudes, and in various instinctual manifestations. One personality presented a tendency towards self-criticism, severe conscience, and lofty ideals. The other personality was a direct opposite. He was markedly hedonistic, narcissistic, dishonest and given to uninhibited sexuality. The primary

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personality appeared to be a composite of influences from the secondary and tertiary personalities. Rorshach and Thematic Apperception tests administered to the various personalities corroborated the clinical findings.

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Article Citation

Berner, F. (1948). 'A Case of Hypnotically Produced Secondary and Tertiary Personalities.'. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 29:177-178

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