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Did You Know?

Did you know that different cultures had different views and treatments of mental disorders?

 

Greeks and Romans (500 B.C.to 500 A.D.)

Philosophers and physicians offered different explanations and treatments for abnormal behavior

Hippocrates believed and taught that illnesses had natural causes

  • Looked to an unbalance in the four fluids, or humors
  • Suggested treatments attempted to “rebalance”
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