The Strange (But True) History of Hysteria

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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?
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Kayla C.
Kayla C.

Hysteria was in the DSM until 1980?? Yikes.

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Geneva Yaeno
Geneva Yaeno

No wonder women's reproductve health still isn't well researched, look at how far behind we were only less than 100 years ago

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Geneva Yaeno
Geneva Yaeno

On top of that, women are too often not taken seriously by their doctors, making it even more difficult for us to make progress

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Jolyne Cujoh
Jolyne Cujoh

the hell...?

پیش 2 روز
harringaj
harringaj

The same Greek base is why we call removing the uterus hysterectomy

پیش 2 روز
collegeman1988
collegeman1988

Decades ago, I took a course in abnormal psychology, and the psychology professor lectured about this in a part of a presentation she gave on prevailing zeitgeists of the past. She also told us they would use smoldering dung to keep a woman’s uterus from wandering.

پیش 3 روز
1-Minute Medical Terminology
1-Minute Medical Terminology

Guess it will take another century or two for "uterectomy" to replace "hysterectomy" as a household word! 😉

پیش 4 روز
Jessalyn
Jessalyn

There should be a follow up to this about how it has historically led doctors to repeatedly dismiss many female patients complaints as "emotional" or "hormonal" when they were having actual medical problems. "But don't take my word for it..." There's extensive case studies on this.

پیش 4 روز
Sarah Fey
Sarah Fey

Is it bad that this will be the high point of my day? Probably...

پیش 4 روز
Katarina Bergqwist
Katarina Bergqwist

You should all watch the movie Hysteria from 2011.

پیش 4 روز
kannddyy19
kannddyy19

It really just seems like they had no explanation for periods...

پیش 4 روز
george boyd
george boyd

Women are crazy... Cuz they're women!

پیش 5 روز
Zapphy Eff
Zapphy Eff

'Your uterus is wandering around inside your body, you should get married and have babies about it' - a definitely qualified doctor.

پیش 5 روز
areamusicale
areamusicale

I dare you to google "the first vibrator"!

پیش 5 روز
spindash64
spindash64

welp, glad that nightmare's over. Now for society to catch up on the fact that men can have neurological disorders as well. ...yeah, I may have a slight angle here...

پیش 5 روز
at BitcoinJake09
at BitcoinJake09

Omgroflmao.... Historical Ignorance

پیش 6 روز
luckyOcean_Cat
luckyOcean_Cat

Freud!!

پیش 6 روز
Zach
Zach

Despite being removed from the DSM in 1980 Hysteria made a huge comeback in 1987 thanks to such hits as Pour Some Sugar on Me, Love Bites, and Armageddon It.

پیش 6 روز
greenjelly01
greenjelly01

It's true... a woman's uterus got up and walked around right out of her body. It became Ann Coulter.

پیش 6 روز
Storyteller's Lullaby
Storyteller's Lullaby

Considering how I saw a comment on it, do you guys think you could do a video on Endometriosis? As a long time viewer of your videos, you all made it so someone whose illness makes doing anything a dream can still learn & fall back in love with knowledge. Thank you. People that have the chronic illness don't have many allies because its either ignored, brushed aside 'cos it doesn't exist, and to have you all look into it will allow more people to be aware of this debilitating illness. ((Everyone is having a good laugh over the Wandering Uterus, but... Endo is basically that, but its the lining of the uterus that throughout the body.))

پیش 6 روز
bigghoss762
bigghoss762

I think there was also a (un)healthy dose of "Doctor, my wife's not acting right. She's not giving me sex whenever I want and she's expressing independent thoughts."

پیش 6 روز
Exo's proud mama bear
Exo's proud mama bear

Having sex regularly actually helps reducing depression and anxiety so they were kind of right about the solution

پیش 6 روز
jedigecko06
jedigecko06

I honestly can't tell if that cartoon-uterus-with-a-face is cute or scary.

پیش 6 روز
warhawkjah
warhawkjah

Scientists have a long history of accepting absurd theories as true because they fail to test them with basic logic. Whenever someone tells you most scientists think climate change is human caused just remember there was a time when they thought the uterus had a mind if it's own.

پیش 6 روز
MissLilyputt
MissLilyputt

C’mon, doesn’t anyone want to tell people that they’re emotional because their uterus wandered to their elbow?

پیش 6 روز
ycr424
ycr424

a long history of men not knowin what to do with uteruses n surrounding area. n what happened to whyyyyyy vibes were created. cuz docs got tired of diddlin women out of their "hysteria".......likely story doc. but funny how vibes are a multi million dollar industry for countless gals who still dont have a man or one who can finish the job. siiiiiiiigh, a womans work is never done. ;}

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Cody Erlanger
Cody Erlanger

I am a guy, Uterus Hysteria seems somewhat sexist. Where are the Women doctors to counter argue this belief.... Oh yeah in the kitchen Xray much to comfirm/disprove this quack belief.

پیش 6 روز
Corey McGuire
Corey McGuire

Why didn't you have Dr. Doe guest host this one? She would have been perfect and it would have sent more viewers her way. Her channel is the most important channel on YouTube!

پیش 7 روز
Deshka Darkstorm
Deshka Darkstorm

Uterus wandering around the body does kind of sound like an incredibly basic, misunderstood description of endometriosis though, which is a very common condition that needs more awareness.

پیش 7 روز
Michael Oscar
Michael Oscar

Pre-20th century medicine is just terrifying

پیش 7 روز
Carol Peletier
Carol Peletier

Oh dear husband, it pains me to say this... But my uterus ran off again. Could you help me find and catch it?

پیش 7 روز
Scopes
Scopes

*Nasty Nas is your area 'bout to cause MASS HYSTERIA!*

پیش 7 روز
pedro Elizondo
pedro Elizondo

Wow a lot of stuff from that show another period is making sense lol

پیش 7 روز
Linh Tran
Linh Tran

{\_/} (x_x) Bunny lived a good life.. /v v\

پیش 7 روز
Sythicol
Sythicol

For pleasure or for belief? I mean they did make a vibrator so maybe they probably thought it was a cure.

پیش 7 روز
Sprat-Lane
Sprat-Lane

but I actually do experience hysteria during my menstrual tho...😂😂😂

پیش 7 روز
Matt Bachmann
Matt Bachmann

Yea the Sawbones podcast covered this much better like two years ago.

پیش 7 روز
NihilisticEntropy
NihilisticEntropy

We thought they were wrong, but now...

پیش 7 روز
sent4dc
sent4dc

Hmm, actually diagnosing it as "not enough sex" still sounds like a good idea. How do I get my gf's doctor read this?

پیش 7 روز
Veo 16
Veo 16

what the hell is hysteria?

پیش 7 روز
Deividas NC
Deividas NC

they use IBS now then can't find anything

پیش 7 روز
SayWhat?
SayWhat?

Rarely are real solutions/answers found for anything [with any pressing importance] where someone financially and/or physically benefits from the current state of ignorance. "Yes mam, you have hysteria! Would you prefer to buy my expensive tonic or be cured by my firm medical shaft of discretion?"

پیش 7 روز
mr. tata
mr. tata

Ha! Lady parts😉

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Pragnan Saha
Pragnan Saha

Fear the almighty UTERUS !!!

پیش 7 روز
Kuro Kohi
Kuro Kohi

If I had a hole in my body that bled profusely every month I’d be crazy too.

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Plotuis Sonatas
Plotuis Sonatas

This is not what I read in the ancient medical records. Where on earth did he get This? Smelling salts were only used to revive or prevent swooning from malnutrition.

پیش 7 روز
Quaglium Quagnarr
Quaglium Quagnarr

1:43 Reel it in with a coat hanger

پیش 7 روز
Quaglium Quagnarr
Quaglium Quagnarr

I want the next Mars Rover to be called "Wandering Uterus."

پیش 7 روز
Thomas Lewis
Thomas Lewis

Not a single Muse joke was made. Disliked

پیش 7 روز
Devon Roberts
Devon Roberts

So back then doctors didn’t admit when they don’t know what is wrong and blamed it on general misunderstood diseases?! Jeez, glad that doctors are sooooo much different nowawadays..

پیش 7 روز
spijkerpoes
spijkerpoes

Well, i might have to disagree on the progress we supposed to have made. Please watch Jennifer Brea https://youtu.be/Fb3yp4uJhq0

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