EPIDEMIC HYSTERIA

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An outdated term for an outbreak of seemingly uncontrolled emotion such as laughing, fear, panic or violence in a large group of people.. See collective hysteria.

EPIDEMIC HYSTERIA: "Epidemic hysteria is no longer used professionally for unctrolled outbursts of emotion in a large part of a population."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EPIDEMIC HYSTERIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/epidemic-hysteria/ (accessed June 26, 2022).

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