The Strange (But True) History of Hysteria

Doctors once believed that the uterus would just start wandering around your body, leading to “hysteria.” Spoiler Alert: That’s not a thing! Isn’t it great to be alive… now? Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ———- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram:…

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Doctors once believed that the uterus would just start wandering around your body, leading to “hysteria.” Spoiler Alert: That’s not a thing! Isn’t it great to be alive… now?

Hosted by: Hank Green

Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe!
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Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz
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Sources:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3480686/

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0957154X17691472?journalCode=hpya
http://perseus.uchicago.edu/perseus-cgi/citequery3.pl?dbname=GreekFeb2011&getid=1&query=Aret.%20SA%202.12
https://www.wired.com/2014/05/fantastically-wrong-wandering-womb/
https://www.lib.uwo.ca/archives/virtualexhibits/londonasylum/hysteria.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2579444/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25273494
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Images:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ACMA_680_Kore_3.JPG#/media/File:ACMA_680_Kore_1.JPG
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/female-reproductive-system-gm915391894-251927759
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hippocrates_rubens.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Clinical_Lesson_at_the_Salp%C3%AAtri%C3%A8re#/media/File:Une_le%C3%A7on_clinique_%C3%A0_la_Salp%C3%AAtri%C3%A8re.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray1230.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray1161.png
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/human-internal-organs-infographic-poster-gm918884580-252743713
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/human-anatomy-organs-infographics-gm590181306-101457581
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smelling_salts#/media/File:M0354_1951-23-102_2.jpg
Image taken from page 92 of 'The Gipsey Girl, or the Heir of Hazel Dell, a romantic tale, etc'
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:White_Cross_Electric_Vibrator_ad_NYT_1913.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/linen-fabric-textured-backgrounds-gm836965294-138092777
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sigmund_Freud,_by_Max_Halberstadt_(cropped).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Martin_Charcot_chronophotography.jpg

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