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Pierre Janet on Trauma, Amnesia, and Dissociation
DID/Trauma/Memory Reference List
Pierre Janet on Trauma, Amnesia, and Dissociation
Ellenberger, HF. (1970). The discovery of the unconscious. New York: Basic Books.
Essential reading on the roots of dynamic psychiatry. Has a very detailed section on Janet.

Ey, H. (1988). Pierre Janet: The man and his work. In BB Wolman (Ed.). Historical roots of contemporary psychology. New York: Harper & Row.

Janet, P. (1886). Les actes inconscients et le dedoublement de la personnalite pendant le somnambulisme provoque. Revue Philosophique, 22, II, 577-792.

Janet, P. (1889). L'automatisme psychologique. Paris: Felix Alcan. Reprint: Societe Pierre Janet, Paris, 1973.

Janet, P. (1891). Etude sur un cas d'aboulie et d'idees fixes. Revue Philosophique, 331, 1, 258- 287.

Janet, P. (1893). L'amnesie continue. Revue Generale des Sciences, 4, 167-179.

Janet, P. (1894). Histoire d'une idée fixe. Revue Philosophique, 37, I, 121-163. Also in P. Janet (1898). Névroses et idées fixes, Vol. I (pp. 156-212). Paris: F. Alcan.

Janet, P. (1897). L'influence somnambulique et le besoin de direction. Revue Philosophique, 43, I, 113- 143. Also in P. Janet (1898a), Névroses et idées fixes,Vol. 1 (pp. 423-484). Paris: Félix Alcan. (Reprint: Société Pierre Janet, Paris, 1990.)

Janet, P. (1898). Traitement pychologique de l'hysterie. In A. Robin (Ed.), Traite de therapeutique appliquée (pp. 140-216). Paris: Rueff. Also in P. Janet (1911), L' État mental des hystériques, 2nd ed. (pp. 506-544). Paris; F. Alcan. (Reprint: Lafitte Reprints, Marseille, 1983.)

Janet, P. (1898). Nevroses et idees fixes. Vol. I. Paris: Felix Alcan.

Janet, P (1901). The mental state of hystericals. New York; Putnam and Sons. (Reprint: University Publications of America, Washington, DC, 1977.)

Janet, P. (1903). Les obsessions et la psychasthénie (2 vols.). Paris: F. Alcan. (Reprint: Arno Press, New York, 1976.)

Janet, P. (1904). L'amnesie et la dissociation des souvenirs par l'emotion. Journale de Psychologie, 1,417-453.

Janet, P. (1907). The major symptoms of hysteria. London and New York: Macmillan.

Janet, P. (1909). Les nervoses. Paris: Flammarion.

Janet, P. (1909). Du rôle de l'émotion dans la genèse des accidents névropathiques et psychopathiques. Revue Neurologique, 17, II, 1551-1687.

Janet, P. (1910). Une félida artificielle. Revue philosophique, 69, I, 329-357, 483-529.

Janet, P. (1919). Les médications psychologiques (3 vols.). Paris: Félix Alcan. (Reprint: Société Pierre Janet, Paris, 1984). English edition: Psychological healing (2 vols.). New York: Macmillan, 1925. (Reprint: Arno Press, New York, 1976.)

Janet, P. (1928). L'evolution de la memoire et de la notion du temps. Paris: A Chahine.

Janet, P. (1932). Memories which are too real. In CM Campbell, HS Langfeld, W McDougall, AA Roback, & EW Taylor (Eds.). Problems of personality: Studies presented to Dr. Morton Prince in American psychopathology, p. 141-150. New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Co.

Janet, P. (1937). Psychological strength and weakness in mental diseases. In Factors determining human behavior, pp. 64-106. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Nemiah, JC. (1989). Janet redivivus: The centenary of L'Automatisme Psychologique. American Journal of Psychiatry, 146, 1527-1530.

van der Hart, O, Brown, P, & van der Kolk, BA (1989). Pierre Janet's treatment of post- traumatic stress. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 2 (4), 379-395. Reprinted in GS Everly & JM Lating. (Eds.). Psychotraumatology: Key papers and core concepts in post- traumatic stress, 195-210. New York: Plenum Press.  

van der Hart, O, & Friedman, B. (1989). A reader's guide to Pierre Janet on dissociation: A neglected intellectual heritage. Dissociation, 2(1), 3-16.
An excellent introductory overview of Janet's major works and the evolution of his dissociation theory.

van der Kolk, BA, & van der Hart, O. (1991). Pierre Janet and the breakdown of adaptation in psychological trauma. American Journal of Psychiatry, 146, 1530-1540.

van der Kolk, BA, & van der Hart, O. (1991). The intrusive past: The flexibility of memory and the engraving of trauma. American Imago, 48(4), 425-454.


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