Psychosurgery: Historic Prefrontal Lobotomies

After learning about the basic structures and functions of the brain, can you believe that historic psychosurgeries involved inflicting brain damage on mentally ill patients? I was appalled to learn this! Apparently the procedure that many refer to as the “ice pick lobotomy” was used on many people to make them “more manageable.” For more information on this historic procedure, check out the article below!

Psychosurgery: Historic Prefrontal Lobotomies | Socyberty.


About Genevieve

Genevieve is a southern gal who loves to write. She is a graduate of Everest College with an AAS in Criminal Investigations. Currently, she works as a freelance writer and volunteers for Central Virginia Horse Rescue by writing their monthly newsletter. If she's not writing, you can bet she's either spending time with friends and family, playing with the horses, crafting, or reading. Interested in having a guest blog appearance? Email to get in touch! P.S. Subscribe by RSS feed if you are interested in following her creative insanity... ;)

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