* Doctorant en histoire, université de Rouen, 29, rue Blanqui, 76000 Rouen, France
- Key words: history, psychiatry, hypnotism, criminology, neuropathy, experimental psychology, psychoanalysis, human sciences
- Page(s) : 59-69
- Published in: 2006
Doctor Féré (1852-1907): a life’s work from medicine to social sciences.Drawing from new sources, this article presents a biography of Charcot’s main secretary: Doctor Féré. Little known nowadays, Salpêtrière’s brilliant pupil was a renowned psychiatrist, criminologist and psychologist at the beginning of the III
rd Republic. Of Norman origin, his reputation during the 1880s and 90s spread outside France to Anglo-Saxon countries.