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Sent to the asylum: The Victorian women locked up because they were suffering from stress, post natal depression and anxiety
Eliza Josolyne. Diagnosis: Insanity caused by overwork. Sadly, just a few generations ago, women who suffered from work stress, post-partum depression, anxiety attacks, or even exhaustion were confined to an asylum....
A psychiatric patient with a likely case of Trichotillomania. The compulsive urge to pull out (and in some cases, eat) one's own hair leading to noticeable hair loss, distress, and social or functional impairment. It is classified as an impulse control disorder by DSM-IV and is often chronic and difficult to treat. Common areas for hair to be pulled out are the scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, arms, hands, and pubic hairs.