Behavior: Mao, the Chinese Freud?

When the young Chinese woman heard a mysterious voice asking, "What's under your pillow?" she felt sure that the answer was a "biological radio apparatus" put there by a special agent who suspected her of crimes against the state. She grew agitated, her head ached, and she began to hear loud speeches emanating from an unseen source. Then she became a patient in the psychiatric section of the Third Teaching Hospital in Peking. Before long her headaches disappeared. She recognized that her idea of being spied upon was "ridiculous," realized that she had been hallucinating, and expressed confidence that the voices...

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