Statistics of Insanity in The United States (1860)
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Came across this historical gem from 1860 when attitudes and knowledge towards mental illness were different to say the least. I love the idea of "Political Excitement" being a moral cause of insanity and I’m desperate to find out what the "Conditions Peculiar to Women" were that accounted for 891 physical causes of insanity!
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