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As part of the Mad World exhibition which examined missing voices from the story of psychiatry. The word 'Madness' is a rich word, and in its labyrinths are held important stories of humanity. It means a lot of different things to different peo [.

Inspector Rosenhan Visits The Asylum – Ragged University

As part of the Mad World exhibition which examined missing voices from the story of psychiatry. The word 'Madness' is a rich word, and in its labyrinths are held important stories of humanity. It means a lot of different things to different peo [...]

A bathroom of an abandoned mental asylum which seems to have years of dried blood oon the floor.

A bathroom of an abandoned mental asylum which seems to have years of dried blood oon the floor.

Boy 10 minutes after undergoing a frontal lobotomy OMG 1963 I graduated from nursing in I remember doing my psych affiliation at the Toledo State Hospital. Can't tell me allopathic docs were not barbaric. I think they still are way behind the times.

Historical Image of the Day

Boy before, during, and 10 minutes after undergoing a frontal lobotomy. I believe this is from 1963. I almo...

The team at a psychiatric hospital waiting for a patient to climb or jump down from a tree, Colney Hatch Asylum, London - 1895 Old Hospital, Abandoned Hospital, Hospital Photos, Abandoned Asylums, Abandoned Places, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Insane Asylum Patients, Mental Asylum

Colney Hatch Photographs/ Records/ etc. - Casebook: Jack the Ripper Forums

Colney Hatch Photographs/ Records/ etc. Kosminski, Aaron

Patient, surrounded by men in white, receiving electric shock treatment Herbert Gehr, LIFE Magazine) Insane Asylum Patients, Worcester State, Shock Treatment, Abandoned Asylums, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Houses, Mental Asylum, Psychiatric Hospital, Psy Art

Worcester State Hospital

History of Worcester State Hospital with photographic documentation and urban exploration accounts by Tom Kirsch.

ankles strapped to the bed

winter asylum - Bing images

By Jean Gaumy - Psychiatric asylum. Town of Soyapango, Salvador. Authorities claim that 12 million Salvadorians are now suffering from phychological reasons.

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Schnee bath, from Edward Reginald Morton and Elkin Cumberbatchs Essentials of Medical Electricity (Third Edition), The Schnee Bath was used to treat rheumatic conditions, with a powerful but carefully managed electrical current.

A Little Zap Between Friends: Cranial Electrical Stimulation - Simple Doc

Since Roman times physicians have used electricity for a variety of purposes but with little proof of benefit. A recent Annals article on Cranial Electrical Stimulation led me to question why the FDA approves so many electrical devices

For a lot of people, Pennhurst Asylum was Hell on Earth. It was once known as the 'Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic', and during its time saw patients pass through the doors, many of which were children,.

Visit PennHurst Asylum, where 10,000 tormented souls still linger

For a lot of people, Pennhurst Asylum was Hell on Earth. It was once known as the 'Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic',

Lack of social stimulation and resultant isolation

are you mental? (yes, i am)

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HOAX --'Unidentified boy at the Slipshod Home for Feeble Minded Children. This was one of the Sisters' means of testing endurance.' - There never was a Slipshod Home for Feeble Minded Children, this is simply an odd photo with a made up story.

Old Insane Asylums Photos Show Their Harsh Conditions

People with psychological conditions tended to be viewed as subhuman at old insane asylums. These unfortunate souls have heartbreaking stories.

A slideshow of the Abandoned Lakeland Mental Asylum that was in Lakeland, New Jersey. The asylum was demolished after the new hospital was built on the same .

This poster was commissioned by the English Eugenics Education Society. by 1914 it had over members. It aimed to promote public awareness of eugenic problems, advocating the ‘improvement’ of human hereditary traits through social intervention. Mental Asylum, Insane Asylum, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Asile, Psychiatric Hospital, Medical History, Mental Health, Psychology

The Black Hat Society

questionableadvice: “ “This poster was commissioned by the English Eugenics Education Society and designed by Benson’s advertising agency in 1926. The society was founded in 1907 and by 1914 it had...