Lhermitte, Jacques Jean (1877-1959)

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Lhermitte, Jacques Jean (1877-1959)

French physician and writer who also published works on parapsychology. He was born on January 20, 1877, at Mont Saint Pere, Aisne, France. He served as a staff physician at L'Hospice Paul Brouse (1919-45) and professor of medicine atthe Paris Medical School (1923-47). Following his retirement he was named an honorary professor. In addition to his many books on medical subjects, he also produced a number of texts in psychic research. He died January 24, 1959.


Lhermitte, Jacques Jean. Le Cerveau et la pensée (The Brain and Thought). N.p., 1951.

. Les Hallucinations. N.p., 1951.

. Mystiques et faux mystiques (Mystics and False Mystics). N.p., 1952.

. Le Probléme des miracles. N.p., 1956.

. Psychopathologie de la vision. N.p., 1942.

. Les Reves (Dreams). N.p., 1942.

. Vrais et faux possédés (True and False Possession). New York: Hawthorn Books, 1956.

Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.