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150 years ago: Ergot of rye in the treatment of recurrent mania. Practitioner February 2021;265(1845):29

150 years ago: Ergot of rye in the treatment of recurrent mania

21 Feb 2021Registered users

M.B. ... labours under the distressing idea that her children and relations have been the victims of a foul plot, have been chopped into mincemeat by the officers of the asylum, and that their mutilated remains, tied up in canvas bags, are concealed in the cellars beneath the ward which she inhabits, whence they hourly cry aloud for vengeance.

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