Madness, Maladies and Misogyny: Women and Mental Health in the 1800s

Over the course of psychiatric history, a great many people have been confined for a wide variety of reasons, and a large proportion of those lived the rest of their lives within asylums. There was a limited understanding of psychiatry in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and although there were those whose hearts were … Continue reading Madness, Maladies and Misogyny: Women and Mental Health in the 1800s