Sent to the asylum: The Victorian women locked up because they were suffering from stress, post natal depression and anxiety
Sarah Gardner, in an insane asylum. Diagnosis: Insanity caused by anxiety. Women could find themselves labelled insane and locked up in madhouses for a range of conditions – from postnatal depression to anxiety to alcoholism or senile dementia, and even for social transgressions such as infidelity (‘moral insanity’).
Oral, Visual, Auditory calming and alerting ideas. i discovered this years ago and it has been a life saver for our now 17 year old autistic daughter. Only now, she refuses to participate in any of the activities :( life has gotten much more difficult for us both now....
People who have been drinking large amounts of alcohol for long periods of time run the risk of developing serious and persistent changes in the brain. Damage may be a result of the direct effects of alcohol on the brain or may result indirectly, from a poor general health status or from severe liver disease.