Reasons for admission to an asylum

Diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, along with social tolerance and acceptance, has changed markedly in very recent history.

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  1. Conspiratoor

     /  May 30, 2017

    Deranged masturbation boggles the mind. My demons explained by no 5 …’Imaginary Female Trouble’

    • Blazer

       /  May 30, 2017

      thats a good ..pair ….you…win!

      • Conspiratoor

         /  May 30, 2017

        Gathering in the Head, Parents were Cousins or Feebleness of Intellect …spoilt for choice!

        • Blazer

           /  May 30, 2017

          now you’ve got a …full house.

          • Kitty Catkin

             /  May 31, 2017

            See Snopes-this isn’t what it looks like at first glance. These were things that exacerbated the problems of the patient in question-if novel reading was a certifiable illness, hardly anyone would be outside ! These are not reasons for admitting anyone who did or was them to asylums at any time in history.

            If it sounds too good to be true…

  2. …and there’s the killer one. POLITICS.

  3. Bill Brown

     /  May 30, 2017

    Is that The Standard?

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