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248) gives some details of how this all happened, as follows: Henri Laborit, who was a surgeon in the French navy, in 1951 developed the drug chlorpromazine. The chemist who synthesized it was Paul Charpentier. At the time, Laborit was looking for something to potentiate anesthetics. He noted that surgical patients given this drug became rather indifferent to the world. By 1952 the drug began to be used in Paris (Delay, Deniker, & Harl, 1952) and by May 1953 had transformed the disturbed wards there.
9 Thematic Assessment Methods In 1935, Christiana Morgan and Henry A. Murray (1893±1988) reported a new procedure, the Thematic Apperception Test, in which the individual was asked to look at reproductions of paintings or photographs and to tell a story about the scene portrayed in each picture. , 1938). 10 Sociometric Measures The ªsociogramº based on people's choices of others with whom they would like to share activities or others whom they would like to avoid was developed by psychiatrist Jacob Levy Moreno (1892±1974).
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