Are you suffering from Hysteria?

Article on 'Hysteria' with treatment

Mass Hysteria

It is a condition of unconscious want of relief from intolerable stress characterized by clear-cut physical and mental symptoms.

The limit misdiagnosis of madness eased back in the late nineteenth and mid-twentieth hundreds of years on account of two central points: therapy and World War I. Sigmund Freud's analysis had its beginnings in panic: Freud was Charcot's understudy. Alongside his exploration accomplice Joseph Breuer, Freud had the option to clarify that the actual appearances of insanity were not a consequence of nerves or issues in the actual body. All things considered, actual indications were welcomed on by mental injury.
'Freud and Breuer are quick to affirm that panic occurs in the psyche, not set off by the actual mind, sensory system, or the body. Their book 'Studies on Hysteria' (1895) presented the talking fix as a strategy for treatment for those beset with episodes of delirium.
Presently, World War I delivered a huge number of men with similar side effects of agitation; this time it was designated "war mental issues" or "shell stun". The British armed force alone guaranteed 80,000 instances of shell stun before the finish of the conflict. Since the casualties of this brand of agitation were fundamentally men, the experimentation with treatment changed, differing from electro-convulsive treatment to forbearance. The investigation of mental injury and its actual outcomes started to be taken as a genuine mark of core interest.' So what is by and large is agitation? How might we characterize it? It is mental precariousness, angry outbursts, tension; things that can really happen when you are experiencing an ailment or injury. In 1980, delirium was taken out from clinical writings as an issue unto itself, yet it has stayed present as a manifestation of infection welcomed on by explicit injury, both physical and mental. In spite of the fact that it is currently seen as a side effect or consequence of another ailment, it has checked ladies for quite a long time: their unstable conduct, there should be restrained genuinely, their powerless mental constitution. Albeit the legends of insanity are whimsical, its genuine history not just uncovers how it has been an apparatus to control ladies' conduct and bodies, however, shows the loathsome disregard mental injury has gotten consistently.

Hysteric patient

  1. Conversion type: The patient presents with a mimic physical lesion. Neurological examinations do not correspond to the anatomical areas served by motor or sensory nerves though the patient may be severely incapacitated by his symptoms, he appears unconcerned about them
  2. Dissociated type: Patient presents with altered states of awareness such as pains, fits, amnesias

  1. Hereditary and more in young females, especially unmarried, widowed, divorcees
  2. Anxiety neurosis
  3. Environment H/O unhappy childhood or abnormal parent-child relationship
  4. Excessive obeying in childhood
  5. Unwise psychological management by parents in developing age
  6. Unpleasant consequences

Symptoms / Signs

Motor/ Sensory symptoms(These symptoms and losses do not obey anatomical or physiological law but follow the patient's concept)
  1. Blindness or deafness
  2. Loss of cutaneous or deep sensibility
  3. Headache
  4. Pains
  5. Noises in ears
  6. Aphonia
  7. Paralysis and rigidity of muscles
  8. Tremors
  9. Tics and explosive utterances
  10. Spams of ocular muscles
  11. Abnormal gaits
  12. Frequency of urination
  13. Palpitation, dyspnea, periodical pain
  14. There may be breathlessness
  15. Nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, water brash
  16. Fits: varying from simple falling to bizarre fits. The attack comes with the movement of arms and legs when restraint is applied. Absent incontinence, preservation of reflexes such as corneal and no tongue bite
  17. Females also suffer from hysteria
Psychological symptoms:
  1. Wandering with altered awareness
  2. Twilight state in which consciousness is impaired
  3. Stupor in which patient lies motionless showing no reaction to the environment
  4. Pseudodementia: Patient behaves as though insane
  5. The patient may mimic symptoms of psychiatric illness

Other symptoms:
  1. The patient often comes with tears coursing down her cheeks
  2. Appears severely depressed, though superficial
  3. Respond very well to an attentive audience

  1. Suggestion and Persuasion
  2. Environmental factors should be checked
Homeopathic medicines
Cicuta V 6 is one of the greatest medicine for this disease
Ambra G 30 is another medicine to check it
Ignatia A 200 is the medicine where there is a disappointment
Gelsemium 200 is the medicine where there is anxiety, tension, and fear along with palpitation
Cimicifuga 200 is the medicine for women, where there is hysteria along with female disease

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