When it comes to psychotherapy sessions, they most often imagine a patient who relaxes in a chair in front of a psychotherapist and talks about his problems and experiences. But in fact, treatment sometimes takes quite unusual forms. In our review, there are 10 rather strange methods of psychotherapy, which experts call very effective.
1. Sexual replacement therapy
The therapist looks into the eyes of the patient, holds his hand and passionately kisses his lips. This is not a violation of the American Psychological Association Code of Ethics. Kisses, and sometimes not only them, are part of the practice of sexual surrogate. Continue reading
In ancient cultures, a variety of healing methods were practiced. Some eventually formed the basis of modern medical standards, while others were so strange and even dangerous that one can only rejoice that they are no longer used. In our review, 10 forgotten medical practices from the past.
When a child begins to grow teeth, they say that they erupt. This term came from medical practice that arose in France in the 16th century.When the child began to cut their teeth, doctors cut the gum tissue over the teeth with a scalpel to allow them to “come out easier”. Continue reading
Sometimes it happens that a person is deprived of the opportunity to lead a full life due to loss of limbs. But today prosthesiologists, thanks to the latest scientific developments, work real miracles. In our review, there are 10 rather strange prostheses that helped people not only return to life, but also look stylish.
1. Robotic tentacle prosthesis
Designer Kailin Kai, a graduate of the Department of Industrial Design at the University of Washington, has proposed a radically new approach to prosthetics. Continue reading
Millions of people in the world use drugs legally and illegally. The largest trafficking in illegal drugs that have a detrimental effect on health, such as heroin, is carried out in criminal circles. These are chemical compounds that can turn off or inhibit the physical and mental reactions of a person, which is accompanied by hallucinations and other strange effects. A person synthesizes some narcotic substances in the laboratory, while others receive them during the processing of natural raw materials. We offer an overview of little-known drugs that you need to stay away from. Continue reading
Today, everyone is used to pharmaceutical advertising, which uses pastel shades, pastoral landscapes and rave reviews of the new “miracle drug”. But in the late 1800s, a St. Louis-based company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. Continue reading