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Reasons for Admission, 1864 to 1889 (from the TALA archives): Bad habits and political excitement. Desertion by husband. Brain fever. Business nerves. Fall from horse. Deranged masturbation. Imaginary female trouble. Jealousy and religion. Immoral life. Opium habit. Over action of the mind. Bite of rattle snake. Asthma. The war. Uterine derangement. Rumor of husband murder. Medicine to prevent conception. Vicious vices in early life. Sunstroke. Fighting fire. Novel reading. False confinement. Greediness. Gathering in the head. Laziness. Loss of arm. Liver and social disease. Milk fever. Bad whiskey. Women. Disappointment of nerves. Grief.
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