Electroshock Therapy | nurse acts as a patient during an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT ...

Electroconvulsive therapy endures

Electroshock Therapy: Nurses act on a patient during an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT.

Alfred Eisenstaedt's photos from Pilgrim State Hospital in the late 1930s blended clear-eyed reporting with an almost palpable compassion... She ended in the asylum where she find her child back in the black body of a boy

Strangers to Reason: LIFE Inside a Psychiatric Hospital, 1938

Not published in LIFE. Pilgrim State Hospital, Brentwood, NY, Alfred Eisenstaedt's photos from Pilgrim State Hospital in the late blended clear-eyed reporting with an almost palpable compassion.

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Female patients in Ohio Insane Asylum. like a good portion of the population, I suffer from a form of mental illness. I find these photos speak to me in ways some people may just not understand.

psychiatric institution images | Psychiatric Hospitals in Serbia (38 pics)

Psychiatric Hospitals in Serbia (38 pics)

Mental hospital-how sad is this? Families surrendered them because they thought that they would better care here,

Mental hospital-how sad is this? Families surrendered them because they thought that they would better care here,

LIFE Magazine - Byberry 1946 article  Patients have no clothes, and wander around naked and filthy.

From 'Insane Asylums Mental Hospitals The Philadelphia State Hospital , a. the Byberry Insane Asylum.

1945-Marlboro State Hospital: an Abandoned Psychiatric Hospital in Marlboro, NJ

Orderly, Eric Kindy assisting patient to bed. New Jersey State Hospital, Marlboro, NJ I like the harsh angles and lines in this hospital. The barred window in the back is wonderful.

This picture shows doctors examining a patient in the asylum at Vincennes. The doctors stand in neat, formal poses, but notice how Nègre includes the vast expanses of emptiness that are floor and ceiling. Psychiatry in those days was barbaric. Note, the patient is blindfolded, and he's rendered immobile in a straitjacket. What are these men in suits and stovepipe hats going to do to him? Nègre’s photograph screams mute horror.

Sad to think that it was fairly commonplace to commit women to insane asylums just for depression, stress, anxiety or even having opinions contrary to what was socially acceptable at the time. I totally would have been in an insane asylum

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