In 1600 - and 1700s they built special "madhouse" for the mentally ill, often with cells where they were incarcerated. "Treatment" during this time often consisted of punishment and similar measures such as imprisonment in cages, straitjackets and shackles. It was considered the sick himself was responsible for his condition and that mental illness was either a punishment of God or that the patient was possessed by evil spirits.

In 1600 - and 1700s they built special "madhouse" for the mentally ill, often with cells where they were incarcerated. "Treatment" during this time often consisted of punishment and similar measures such as imprisonment in cages, straitjackets and shackles. It was considered the sick himself was responsible for his condition and that mental illness was either a punishment of God or that the patient was possessed by evil spirits.

Goodneighbour Inspiration

Goodneighbour Inspiration

Picture of doctors in an insane asylum.   Very odd. 'They're comming to take me away ah ha...'

Picture of doctors in an insane asylum. Very odd. 'They're comming to take me away ah ha...'

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum--Weston, West Virginia Where are the people who drive them "crazy" ?

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum--Weston, West Virginia Where are the people who drive them "crazy" ?

are there two versions of each character? the little girl tied up to her bed...

How Long Would You Survive In Prison?

are there two versions of each character? the little girl tied up to her bed...

Spa Kamper note:  real therapy can be like loosening the straps of the restraints.

Spa Kamper note: real therapy can be like loosening the straps of the restraints.

Avdelningen för Rehabilitering och Folkhälsa. Dörrarna byts ut fortlöpande.

Avdelningen för Rehabilitering och Folkhälsa. Dörrarna byts ut fortlöpande.

Admissions to Women's Insane Asylum 1864-1889. Oh my.

Admissions to Women's Insane Asylum 1864-1889. Oh my.

Antique Medical Intruments - it seems these particular medical instruments was used in a Obstetrician context.

Antique Medical Intruments - it seems these particular medical instruments was used in a Obstetrician context.

Patients in various states of misery, at the Ohio Insane Asylum. The photo was…

Patients in various states of misery, at the Ohio Insane Asylum. The photo was…

Cane Hill was an insane asylum in Croydon London in use until 1991

Cane Hill was an insane asylum in Croydon London in use until 1991

"Help me I'm being held here against my will." -  In the 1950's North Brother Island was used as a rehab facility for people addicted to heroin.  They were locked in rooms and left to sweat it out until they were clean, causing many to believe they were being held against their will.

"Help me I'm being held here against my will." - In the 1950's North Brother Island was used as a rehab facility for people addicted to heroin. They were locked in rooms and left to sweat it out until they were clean, causing many to believe they were being held against their will.

Woman In A Psychiatric Ward With Two Dolls. Stock Photo, Picture ...

Woman In A Psychiatric Ward With Two Dolls. Stock Photo, Picture ...

Images of the abandoned Jefferson Davis Hospital, built above a confederate cemetary, which is said to be haunted.

Images of the abandoned Jefferson Davis Hospital, built above a confederate cemetary, which is said to be haunted.

mental asylum

mental asylum

ahs, asylum, black and write, evan peters, murder house

ahs, asylum, black and write, evan peters, murder house

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