Wild And Tender Girl With Chicken
Just something I bought on Ebay a while back. To give you an update, I'm in the process of moving my belongings into an apartment (old, with hardwood floors and ten-foot ceilings). I should have access to my photos in weeks, if not days, and Art_Nahpro can redeem some of his cards, if he wants.
Strangers to Reason: LIFE Inside a Psychiatric Hospital, 1938
Alfred Eisenstaedt's photos from Pilgrim State Hospital in the late 1930s blended clear-eyed reporting with an almost palpable compassion.
10 Terrifying Psychotherapy Treatments Of Yesteryear
Check out these ten terrifying treatments actually administered to patients in old sanitariums, then thank the heavens you live in the 21st century. Will FX’s new show, American Horror Story: Asylum, feature some of these horrific techniques? We certainly wouldn’t be surprised. Watch American Horror Story: Asylum. Wednesdays at 10p only on FX. Commit yourself.
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
Huey Long improved healthcare in Louisiana by expanding the Charity Hospital System, creating the Louisiana State University Medical School, reforming institutions to care for the disabled and mentally challenged, and providing free health clinics and immunizations statewide.
are you mental? (yes, i am)
This woman has been prepared to receive electroconvulsive therapy— an effective treatment for depression. This patient has been given a short-acting medication that induces unconsciousness, and...