The rise of the lunatic asylum and its gradual transformation into, and eventual
replacement by, the modern psychiatric hospital, explains the rise of organized,
institutional psychiatry. While ther...
I think almost everyone is terrified of insane asylums. Think of all the horror
movies that have taken place in one. American Horror Story set its second (and
Jul 1, 2014 ... “The size of the complex was insane, as I hopped from building to building, each
one being massive itself, knowing that there were still 15, 14, ...
Discover the details of 19th-Century insane asylums in Michael Keene's latest
historical venture, Mad House. With vivid detail and deep research, readers will ...
Mar 5, 2016 ... She was known as “the most perfect model,” and in her heyday, one headline
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Before insane asylums were built, the bulk of care for the mentally ill rested
squarely on the shoulders' of the patient's family and relatives. If they were lucky
Nov 15, 2015 ... My Grandfather Worked At An Insane Asylum And I Found His Personal Logs
Dating Back To 1902 (Part One) ...
Jun 9, 2013 ... We love looking at creepy photographs of former mental institutions that have
fallen into disrepair, but sometimes the true stories behind these ...
Mar 18, 2016 ... Luckily, in much of the world, the rough medical techniques of the past have
largely been abandoned, with insane asylums replaced by modern ...