Salpetriere

1994 NS1 . Discovered 1994 July 8 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.

Founded in Paris in 1862, "Salpetriere Hospital" is a famous neurological clinic. Thanks to the clinician Jean-Martin Charcot {see planet (11314)}, the clinic became one of the greatest neurological centers of the time in Europe. In 1885 Sigmund Freud {see planet (4342)} visited Charcot and became interested in the psychological origins of neurosis. (M 39657)

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