Another great post at Mindhacks. Research shows delusions keep pace with the culture of the times!
Delusions in conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have tracked social concerns over the 20th century, according to a wonderful study just published in the International Journal of Social Psychiatry. Psychologists Brooke Cannon and Lorraine Kramer reviewed the patient records of a state psychiatric hospital in the US looking at each decade of the 20th Century in turn. They recorded the content of the delusions for every patient with … Read More