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History of psychiatric institutions

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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...

5 Insane Asylums and the Horrors That Happened There | The Lineup

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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 best) ...

List of Reasons for Admission to Insane Asylums in the 19th Century ...

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Feb 10, 2016 ... A list purportedly documents the myriad reasons or symptoms behind patients' being admitted to an insane asylum in the 19th century.

16 Creepy Mugshots at 19th Century Insane Asylums - ViralWorld.net

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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 that ...

Six Abandoned Asylums with Genuinely Chilling Backstories - io9

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Jun 9, 2013 ... Dinah Williams' book Abandoned Insane Asylums references a tale of an accidental poisoning of pediatric psychiatric patients during the ...

6 of the Scariest Abandoned Mental Asylums in America | Stuff You ...

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6 of the Scariest Abandoned Mental Asylums in America. There are abandoned mental hospitals across the U.S. and horror took place in all of them. Here are ...

Abandoned Insane Asylums | Atlas Obscura

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Visit 41 strange and unusual places filed under 'Abandoned Insane Asylums'

Insane asylum - definition of insane asylum by The Free Dictionary

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Noun, 1. insane asylum - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person. mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, ...

9 Haunted Insane Asylums You Should Never Spend the Night In ...

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Care for the mentally incapacitated wasn't always humane. Patients in nineteenth century insane asylums were often treated like animals, locked in cages and.

Kirkbride Buildings - Historic Insane Asylums

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Pictures and history of 19th century insane asylums built according to a plan conceived by Dr. Thomas Story Kirkbride, a physician who believed good ...

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Shakespeare and Insane Asylums | Folger ... - Washington, DC

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Plenty of people today consider Shakespeare a literary genius, a pillar of theater history, a gifted writer of timeless love poems, and more. But even the most ...

My Grandfather Worked At An Insane Asylum And I Found His ...

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Nov 15, 2015 ... My Grandfather Worked At An Insane Asylum And I Found His Personal Logs Dating Back To 1902 (Part One) ...

Bedlam: The Horrors of London's Most Notorious Insane Asylum

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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 ...