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an old photo of two women and a baby
Morbid Anatomy
Photographs: From the book Iconographie Photographique De La Salpêtrière (1877-1880), sourced from Wikipedia Commons and The Waring Historical Library online exhibit Dr. John-Martin Charcot and the Theater of Medicine.
Fever therapy to cure psychosis.  Full-body fever machine that was installed at the Fifth Avenue Hospital in New York City in the 1930s. According to a press release at the time, the machine "heats the blood stream and body tissue, much as does nature, killing off the alien germ." Rare Photos, Klinik, Fotos, True, The Past, 20th Century, Historia, Century, Antigua
19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos
Fever therapy to cure psychosis. Full-body fever machine that was installed at the Fifth Avenue Hospital in New York City in the 1930s. According to a press release at the time, the machine "heats the blood stream and body tissue, much as does nature, killing off the alien germ."
black and white photograph of nurses pointing at an elderly woman in the kitchen while others look on
Neuroland-Art
a black and white drawing of a man sitting on a ledge with his hands behind his back
Madness in art
Ambroise Tardieu Des Maladies Mentales (1838)
a drawing of a woman laying on a bed with her hand up in the air
Madness in art
Dr. Desiré Magloire Bourneville (1875) The first stage of demoniacal possession: contortion followed by insensibility.
an image of a group of people dancing in the street with one person on his knees
Madness in art
Francisco Goya Yard with Lunatics (1794)
this is an advertisement for cube morphiine, which was created in the early 1900's
Tres Elegant
How convenient. Cube morphine.
an old black and white drawing of men trying to get something out of a chair
plunge bath | Indians, Insanity, and American History Blog
douche bath in Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, 1868
an old fashioned telephone is sitting on a stand with a chair and lamp in front of it
Early Theories | Collect Medical Anitques
Psychograph (ca. 1935) by the Psychograph Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota In 1905, Henry C. Lavery of Superior Wisconsin invented his very complex Psychograph to evaluate personality by determining an individual’s head measurements. In only five minutes, the operator was able to describe a patient’s personality by print-out in thirty-two different categories that included constructiveness,secretiveness, caution, friendship, dignity, combativeness, and wit.
Thorazine for disturbed and hyperkinetic children Mental Health, Fitness, 1950s, Psychotherapy, Medical Photos, Interpersonal
Thorazine for hyperactivity
Thorazine for disturbed and hyperkinetic children
Water massages as a treatment for hysteria (c. 1860). Women considered to be suffering from hysteria would sometimes undergo "pelvic massage" – manual stimulation of the genitals by the doctor until the patient experienced "hysterical paroxysm" (orgasm). The Doctor, Female, Orgasm, Medical Oddities
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Water massages as a treatment for hysteria (c. 1860). Women considered to be suffering from hysteria would sometimes undergo "pelvic massage" – manual stimulation of the genitals by the doctor until the patient experienced "hysterical paroxysm" (orgasm).
an old black and white photo of a man laying on a bed with a woman
Albert Londe / Daan van Golden / Keuze uit collectie - Huis Marseille
Miss Mabillon, hysteric attack Albert Londe, 1882 (Collection Texbraun, Paris)
an advertisement for the vibrating chair free program, which was launched in 1971
Vintage Furniture Ads of the 1910s
1916 ad for the nervous and irritable.