Mass hysteria and mass panic

03 Oct 1994 12:02

See also: Social Contagion

    To read:
  • Robert E. Bartholomew, Little Green Men, Meowing Nuns and Head-Hunting Panics: A Study of Mass Psychogenic Illness and Social Delusion
  • Robert E. Bartholomew and Hilary Evans, Panic Attacks: Media Manipulation and Mass Delusion
  • Hadley Cantril, Invasion from Mars
  • Hilary Evans and Robert E. Bartholomew, Outbreak! The Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Social Behavior
  • Elaine Hatfield, John T. Cacioppo and Richard L. Rapson, Emotional Contagion: Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction</cite>
  • Philip A. Kuhn, Soulstealers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768
  • Rebecca Solnit, A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster [As a counter-point on the "panic" front]