This is a surgical procedure that involving an incision in prefrontal lobe of the brain used to treat mental illness. Lobotomy is used to treat anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. It was thought to be an effective treatment, but with the advancement of technology proves that It is not an effective way to treat patient because it made the individual more docile and agreeable but did nothing to treat the mental illness. Moreover, this lobotomy procedure was very inhumane procedure.
Moreover, with medical advances Prescriptions has changed how mental illness is treated because in the late nineteenth century individuals that had mental problems were separated from the society. However, the medications that are given nowadays are much better to help patients cope with everyday society. The problem is that our society has made it a norm that the patients has to conform to the society, but I feel like we have to be able to accommodate the patient and tolerate them. It is a great feeling knowing people can relate to