16th century B.C.- 2 Egyptian Papyri were found that detailed treatments of wounds and different surgeries that were done.
460-377 B.C.- Hippocrates made contributions to the field of medicine.
429-347 B.C.- Plato studied patients with mental disorders.
384-322 B.C.- Aristotle wrote papers on mental disorders and wrote up descriptions of consciousness.
Middle ages- Patients were thought to be possessed and were given exorcisms when they actually had mental disorders that needed to be treated.
16th Century on- Asylums were built to house people with mental disorders.
1745-1826 France- Phillippe Pinel came up with a more humane way to treat the mentally ill.
Late 1800’s- Benjamin Franklin proposed using electricity