Gods, demonology, exorcism
Regarded the brain as the organ of consciousness, intellect and emotion.
Believed normal brain function (mental health) depended on a balance of 4 bodily fluids; blood, black bile, yellow bile, and phlegm
Church gain influence, return to belief of the supernatural
Municipal Authorities took over some activities of the church.
The crown became guardian of 'lunitic' estates.
Leprosy Hospitals were converted to asylums.
Bethlehem conditions were deplorable
Treatment for 'hysteria'.
Primary figure in the movement for more humane treatment of people with psychiatric disorders. However people of lower class were still subjected to terror and coercion.
Established to provide humane treatment, contact with attendents- became known as 'Moral Treatment Approach'.
Charcot supports hypnotism as a worthy treatment for hysteria
Links noted between physiological and Psychological illnesses.
established germ theory
Hospitals became administered byphysicians, more interested in biological aspects of illness.
genetic research with twin studies, 'nature vs nurture'.
Eugenics is the elimination of undesireable traits
Relief of earlier emotional trauma and release of emotional tension by expressing previously forgottenthoughts/memories
unconscious conflict results in psychopathologial issues.
Psych = id, ego and superego.
Electric shocks to the side of head could induce seizures.
Used on person with schitzophrenia in 1938.
broke away from Frued
collective conscious is shared by all humansand used to conceptualise the world.
'people are inextricably tied to their society' fulfillment found in doing things for the common good.
Destroys tracts conecting frontal lobes from other parts of the brain, used mostly with violent behaviours.
a mechanism used by the ego to protect itself from anxiety.