History of Mental Health 9_10_10

History of Mental Health 9_10_10 - History of Mental Health...

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History of Mental Health 9-10-10 Time Line: 1. Primitive time: There is evidence that there was mental health and treatment. They thought it was spiritual or magnetic fields for the stars and moon (lunatic, comes from that). Medicine doctors used for driving evil spirits out. They used to conduct trepidation (drill holes in the skulls) to let evil spirits out of the body. 2. 2000-600BC: Yoga was invented originated union of the body and soul: treatment and prevention of mental health. Ancient world of Egypt: Mental health issues were recorded they draw in pictures and kept records on papyrus. 3. 3000-300BC: They even had a picture of a brain with two spheres enclosed in a membrane. 4. Ancient China-Oldest Civilization (6000yrs): Mental Health occurred because of curses from the dead ancestors. Ahung Di-physician-created the Ying (female principle) Yang (masculine principle) this is to have a balance thru acupuncture. 5. Hippocratic: It is what we know medicine today (Greek civilization) Founder of medicine wrote 70 books about medicine came up with causes for mental health. For example: Depression was caused by too much black bile. The first superstition, magic was not used. Ethical code of conduct for doctors was created. 6.
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