This book deals with those branches of Medical Psychology which have thrown most light on the problems of Psychical Research, namely, Hypnotism, Hysteria, and Multiple Personality. The greater part of the contents had already been published in the forms of papers contributed to the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research between 1910 and 1922 when the book was first released.
Table of Contents
1. An appreciation of Time by Somnambules 2. A Study in Hysteria 3. Multiple Personality 4. Multiple Personality (continued) 5. The Doris Fischer Case of Multiple Personality 6. Body and Soul in Multiple Personality
Thomas Walker Mitchell was a British physician and psychical researcher. Mitchell wrote on medical psychology and psychopathology. He was a member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and the Psycho-Medical Society. He was also member of the Society for Psychical Research and was elected as President for the year 1922. He edited the British Journal of Medical Psychology.