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More progress is needed in mental health care

On Mar 10, 2016, at 10:51 AM, Lawson, William a href="mailto:william.lawson@austin.utexas.edu">william.lawson@austin.utexas.edu> wrote:

For much of history, psychosis was considered a result of demon possession.In the United States, slaves were diagnosed with such disorders as draptomania, described by American physician Samuel A. Cartwright in 1851 as a condition that caused black slaves to flee captivity.includes/related/ads/320_1.htmlincludes/related/ads/768_1.htmlThe…


Added by William Lawson MD, PhD, DLFAPA on March 10, 2016 at 12:29pm — 1 Comment

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