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 at
the 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.
Sources
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.