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Female hysteria

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Female hysteria was a once-common medical diagnosis, reserved exclusively for women, which is today no longer recognized by medical authorities as a medical disorder. Its diagnosis and treatment wer...

The Technology of Orgasm - The New York Times

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"Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction ... uses in history, I am concerned here only with its role in the treatment of a certain class ... Massage to orgasm of female patients was a staple of medical practice ... It also explains the contention of nineteenth-century doctors that hysteria was pandemic in ...

'Hysteria' and the Long, Strange History of the Vibrator - The Daily ...

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Apr 27, 2012 ... Worse, Victorian-era women who experienced everything from the loss of ... to cause “hysterical paroxysm” in the patient (translation: orgasm) to cure said maladies. ... Pryce), a doctor renowned for treating women diagnosed with “ female ... was used as early as the mid-1700s in U.S. and U.K. bathhouses, ...

Female Hysteria: 7 Crazy Things People Used To Believe About The ...

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Nov 21, 2013 ... According to a comprehensive history of female hysteria compiled by ... woman orgasm ... a money-maker for the medical establishment during the Victorian era. ... physical therapy to women believed to be suffering from hysteria. ... high- pressure showers or hoses were also used to treat hysteria (as was ...

Why Did Doctors Stop Giving Women Orgasms? — Pacific Standard

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Nov 25, 2014 ... ... medical treatment for the historical diagnosis of “hysteria”: orgasm ... vibrators become household appliances, allowing women to treat their ...

How female 'hysteria' led to the invention of the vibrator - The Globe ...

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Sep 22, 2011 ... Victorian women climaxing – unbeknownst to even themselves ... His “medical treatment” – first digital and later aided by a crude vibrator when his ... to take in the orgasmic sounds of her husbands' hysteria patients beyond the parlour walls. ... know what masturbation was, Dr. Hall believes “doctors did.

'Hysteria': What the New Movie About the Fascinating History of ...

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May 29, 2012 ... So why does it center on men? ... Set in Victorian England. ... For centuries, doctors treated the supposed condition of female ... manipulating the patients' genitals to induce "hysterical paroxysm. ... But perhaps the most troubling aspect of "Hysteria" is its treatment of the central topic -- femal...

Vibrators and hysteria: how a cure became a female sexual icon

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Jul 18, 2012 ... He was horrified by the very idea of using vibrators on women (although he didn't say why). ... the “treatment” of women's pelvic disorders, as the patients would be inclined ... as hysterics and sent to doctors and/or to spas for treatment. ... (a type of sexual dysfunction in which one can't achieve an org...

The Strange, Fascinating History of the Vibrator | Alternet

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Mar 9, 2012 ... Victorian-era doctors disliked dealing with female patients. ... hand-held vibrator in 1905, allowing women to treat their own hysteria without visiting a physician. ... doctors of the time did in fact recognize the reality of a clitoral orgasm, so we ... their acceptability as medical treatment vanished and the product ...

Nursing Clio Finding Satisfaction: A Review of Hysteria

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Jun 16, 2012 ... To cure a disease, doctors used what we now recognize as a less than ... in the Victorian Era believed “true womanhood” meant a woman had no sexual feeling, but on the other, doctors treated hysteria by inducing an orgasm. ... The vibrator did in minutes what previously took doctors upwards of an hour.

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Dec 7, 2007 ... Did Victorian era doctors use vibrators to treat hysteric female ... Is it true that Victorian doctors used to masturbate neurotic female patients to orgasm and used ... One early treatment (persisting into the Middle Ages) involved ...

Timeline: Female Hysteria and the Sex Toys Used to Treat It | Mother ...

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Jun 1, 2012 ... Vibrators, douches, and pelvic massage: Curing crazy ladies for centuries—one ... account of the invention of the vibrator in Victorian-era England. ... of Orgasm," the symptoms of "hysteria"—a catch-all diagnosis for a slew of ... or rather " hysterial paroxysm," was considered a suitable treatme...

Hysteria, the Wandering Uterus, and Vaginal Massage ...

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Mar 13, 2013 ... Particularly in the Victorian Era, this belief led doctors to discourage ... allowing women to treat their hysteria more cheaply and at home, ... I think part of the acceptability of vibrators/vaginal massagers was the prevalence of the Victorian .... the "massage" that doctors used to perform on female patien...