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Let’s Talk About Sex Attitudes, Baby

A little massage to help with those hysterical paroxysms. Victorian era.

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Female hysteria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Vibrators were used to cure hysteria, and were reckoned to be very effective.

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from i-D

petra collins reclaims running mascara and 'female hysteria' in raw new series, ’24-hour psycho'

<p>Petra Collins, Untitled (24 Hour Psycho), 2016. Image courtesy of the artist and Ever Gold [Projects].</p>

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Sears Ad 1918....Doctors prescribed this to women with hysteria! Little did the Doc know that a good spankin' at home would have did the trick!!!

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from SlipTalk

31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums

Here Are 31 Photos From Old Mental Asylums That Will Haunt Your Dreams. I'm So Glad It's Different Now

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Female hysteria was a once-common medical diagnosis, made exclusively in women. Its diagnosis was routine for many hundreds of years. Women considered to be suffering from it exhibited a wide array of symptoms including faintness, nervousness, sexual desire, insomnia, fluid retention, heaviness in abdomen, muscle spasm, shortness of breath, irritability, loss of appetite for food or sex, and "a tendency to cause trouble".

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Female hysteria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - water massage as treatment

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