Hlstory of psychiatry, Biology


The earliest treatment of  mental disorders was practiced by stone age cave dwellers. For certain mental disorders,  the early Shaman or medicine man, treated the disorders by means of  an operadon now called trephining. This operation was performed with  crude stone instrument, making a hole in the skull. This opening was called a  trephine. It was presumed  that  the evil spirit will escape through  it.  


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