traumatic neurasthenia

trau·mat·ic neur·as·the·ni·a

obsolete term for posttraumatic syndrome.
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Jean-Martin Charcot referred to these memories as "mental parasites," and this conception recurs in the writings of Pierre Janet and Sigmund Freud on traumatic neurosis and traumatic neurasthenia. One of the earliest descriptions of a clinical case concerns a Parisian identified as "Lelog." According to Le-log, he was knocked down in the street by a runaway horse and wagon, and the wagon wheels ran over his thighs.