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Stephenson, C.E. The possessions at Loudun: tracking the discourse of dissociation (2017) Journal of Analytical Psychology, 62 (4), pp. 544-566. DOI: 10.1111/1468-5922.12336 Abstract Embedded in the history of dissociation is the best known case of possession in European history, the 17th century possessions at Loudun, France (1632-1638). The exorcisms and the trial drew crowds from …

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