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Unformatted text preview: Because she was violently suicidal 9. Why did lobotomies become popular treatments for mental illness? Alternative treatments were scarce, drugs were not introduced until much later and psychiatric intuitions were overcrowed 10. What happened to the woman in Atlanta who had a lobotomy to cure her headaches? It cured her headaches, but she acted childish with no social graces 11. What drug made lobotomies a lot less popular? phenothiazine-based neuroleptic (anti-psychotic) drugs, such as chlorpromazine 12. Why did Howard Dully’s stepmother have him lobotomized? She feared Howard Dully and described him ad deviant and savage looking. She said he did not react to love or punishment 13.What happened in the 1967 lobotomy that it Freeman’s last? The housewife named Helen Mortenson that he preformed it on died of a brain hemmorage....
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- Nursing, Lobotomy, Psychosurgery, transorbital lobotomy, Icepick Lobotomies