The History of Asylums and Drugs in the Civil WarThe history ofThe History of Asylums and Drugs in the Civil War4 days ago in Personal More Like This
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During the early to mid Colonial events, there were some that many would have considered to be "lunatics" although by technical standards
the term "Lunatic" derives from the Greek word meaning Luna which is moon. The use of the word may be accounted for the theoretical belief that lunacy comes from the moments when the moon is full. although there was the fact that many who were considered "lunatics" were singled out and grouped in a sort of metaphorical and secluded huddle, many of known cases have sprung from such observations and studies of the mind.
It's not entirely certain as to what caused such dire situations, let alone how it manifested and became an issue requiring horrific and intense forms of treatment; though but there have been needs now to ascertain and assess these extreme cases. superstition however played its part in the during the times of depravity and animosity, tha