Perhaps a reflection on patriarchal and puritanical norms endemic within 19th century culture, it’s pretty easy to see from this list that a woman’s ‘sanity’ was greatly tied to her relationship status. If you exhibit any of these mental health “indicators”, be thankful that you live at a time when views on mental health are actually evolving.
Reasons To Be Admitted To A Mental Asylum In The 1800s
Published December 31, 2013
Updated May 4, 2018