Thorazine advertisement, 1975. |
Hospital & Community Psychiatry, Vol. 26, No. 7.
Basic tools of primitive psychiatry
Kondi: Incarnation of Ndoki, an evil spirit which causes disease
Wish-projection "causes" illness when a nail is driven into the statue.
Also used to "drive out" an illness.
Mask: Represents the spirit of the underworld.
Used by the Ekpo male society, which honors dead ancestors and enforces the law.
Anang Ibibio, Nigeria.
Objects from the collection of the Segy Gallery, New York City.
Basic tool of Western psychiatry |
Thorazine® brand of chlorpromazine
* 'Thorazine' controls psychotic symptoms
* Especially useful in agitated, violent or anxious schizophrenic patients
* Unsurpassed clinical experience
* 18 convenient dosage forms and strengths
Effective control of psychotic agitation
© 1967, 1968, 1969 SmithKline Corporation
Use in pregnancy only when essential. There are reported instances of jaundice or prolonged
extrapyramidal signs in newborn whose mother had received chlorpormazine.
[Adverse reactions include]
neuromuscular (extrapyramidal) reactions; pseudo-parkinsonism, motor restlessness,
dystonias, persistent tardive dyskinesia, hyperreflexia in the newborn.