Monday, May 13, 2013

Factoid of the day

The ancient Greeks were the first ones to recognize the link between psychiatric symptoms and the stress of war in their veterans. LINK

more at my medblog LINK

I also have some partial thoughts about congenital syphillis and "failure to thrive" in Victorian times.

another factoid: Back then, physicians estimated about ten percent of men had been infected. Luckily,60 percent didn't get severe problems from it.

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