Hysterical Females

Hysteria comes from 'hyster' (Greek for uterus). From the phenomenon of the wandering womb believed by the ancient Greeks to hysteria's popularisation in the 19th century, Victorian males were quick to diagnose female hysteria with the emergence of symptoms such as depression, nervousness, erratic behaviour, loss of appetite, insomnia, sexual desire and so on. It … Continue reading Hysterical Females