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Early Treatment Of Mental Disorders

Hits: 6146 | Rating: (2.8) | Category: Weird | Added by: sweepofdeath
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LadyMorgue
Female, 30-39, Midwest US
 1505 Posts
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 11:12:57 PM
I'm bipolar and glad I live in a world where I am not subjected to that sort of treatment.

SminkyPinky
Female, 30-39, Europe
 232 Posts
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 12:58:03 PM
they still use electro shock in extreme cases....

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 13611 Posts
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 10:48:13 AM
[quote">They left out the 'ol pre-frontal lobotomy, which often entailed going through the eye socket with a probe, either hot or electrified- good times.[/quote">

Also don't forget it was the precious Kenndy family that did it first to their daughter out of fear she'd embarass the family being promiscuious.Rosemary Kennedy.

RoboPatton
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2429 Posts
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 10:26:00 AM
Yeah so much worse than pill-popping mass shooters of today.

sarahjanae
Female, 30-39, Midwest US
 91 Posts
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 6:41:19 AM
Yeah, good thing it has changed. Now we voluntarily take medications so we're nice and compliant sheeple. . .

onoffonoffon
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2173 Posts
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 12:19:14 AM
During the intro I thought he was talking about dentistry.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 15125 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 10:46:28 PM
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.

wickedsngr
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 457 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 9:12:44 PM
I'll have you know as someone who has worked in a spa for several years, people will pay good money for the first several examples in this video.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26658 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 7:45:32 PM
They left out the 'ol pre-frontal lobotomy,

@CaptKangaroo: Yeah, I've seen the "banned film" from Russia where they show both "electro-shock" and "lobotomy" procedures done. Yup, bits of bloody brain were involved.

Therefor I cannot watch this.

Luckily (For @Geogypsy and @me!) mental health services have come a LONG way since WW2. The Quakers are to thank for that, they single handedly forced the USA to utterly reform their "asylums" which were little more than death camps... naked patients, syphilis, zero therapy...

skypirate
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 2106 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 6:39:56 PM
can you imagine ~100-300 years from now?
they actually use to cut in to people!? that must have been torture!

or ~100 years ago
well, you have teeth under your teeth. that's why your mouth is hurting. its going to hurt like a bitch to fix but ill do my best.


the previous generation always has it worse in the modern world

paperduck
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1709 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 6:39:03 PM
Remember folks, they were using the best medical procedures available at the time. I'm fairly certain our techniques today will seem crude 100 years from now. Humans have always practiced medicine that way.

Listypoos
Male, 30-39, Europe
 2717 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 6:13:08 PM
Yeah Squrlz, I found a lot of that torture difficult to watch too.

I'll have to wait till they bring out a HD version without all that graininess.

carmium
Female, 50-59, Canada
 6406 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 5:35:54 PM
I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy.

CaptKangaroo
Male, 50-59, Southern US
 2101 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 5:19:08 PM
They left out the 'ol pre-frontal lobotomy, which often entailed going through the eye socket with a probe, either hot or electrified- good times.

Squrlz4Sale
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 6018 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 5:14:08 PM
Good grief. Difficult to watch much of that.

Geogypsy
Male, 18-29, Canada
 2430 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 5:06:59 PM
Hmm, while plenty of this was freaky, hydro, swaddling and heat therapy seem kind of nice...I'm sure that I would have responded to that a lot better than the SSRI's I was given in ward as a child which weren't yet tested in children (and were found to, in some cases, increases impulse, depression and suicide in youth).

sweepofdeath
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 259 Posts
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 4:43:50 PM
Link: Early Treatment Of Mental Disorders [Rate Link] - Good thing that it has changed.


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