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Rubinfine, D.L. (1956). American Journal of Psychiatry. CXI, 1955: The Ganser Syndrome: A Review and Addition of Some Unusual Cases. Herbert Weiner and Alex Braiman. Pp. 767-773.. Psychoanal Q., 25:286-287.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: American Journal of Psychiatry. CXI, 1955: The Ganser Syndrome: A Review and Addition of Some Unusual Cases. Herbert Weiner and Alex Braiman. Pp. 767-773.

(1956). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 25:286-287

American Journal of Psychiatry. CXI, 1955: The Ganser Syndrome: A Review and Addition of Some Unusual Cases. Herbert Weiner and Alex Braiman. Pp. 767-773.

David L. Rubinfine

Ganser in 1898 described a hysterical twilight state with paralogia. Most cases reported since have occurred in prisons. Weiner and Braiman here present cases of Ganser's syndrome occurring during the course of other diseases. They believe that such patients are psychotic, and that the syndrome is a reaction to intolerable stress with feelings of utter helplessness. By amnesia with loss of

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personal identity and paralogia the patient indicates he cannot be held responsible for his actions.

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Article Citation

Rubinfine, D.L. (1956). American Journal of Psychiatry. CXI, 1955. Psychoanal. Q., 25:286-287

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