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Psychiatric Patient Beatrice Tetley, Treated for Melancholy at Wakefield Hospital, 1897

turbine-wax-heart: Beatrice Tetley, psychiatric patient at Wakefield Hospital for melancholy, 1897 (via)

Ok, I had to figure this one out. It appears that this dude is being treated for depression with electricity back in the days.

Electrical depression treatment-- This NEVER worked it was like a torture device almost .

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Inmates at the Imbecile Asylum, Burlington NJ, circa courtesy National Library of Medicine, Image

Trepanning - thought to cure epilepsy and mental disorders , evidence exists from Neanderthal times.

12 Of The Most Bizarre Medical Practices From History

Trepanning - thought to cure epilepsy and mental disorders , evidence exists from Neanderthal times.

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