Insane Asylum Patients

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Tragic tale of mental health treatment of Victorian women who were locked up due to stress, post-natal depression, and anxiety. Mental Asylum, Insane Asylum, Victorian Women, Victorian Era, Victorian History, Brave, Mental Health Treatment, Medical History, Mental Health

Sent to the asylum: The Victorian women locked up because they were suffering from stress, post natal depression and anxiety

Women in the mid-19th century suffering from common mental health conditions were condemned to the asylum to live in appalling conditions.

Before Governor Huey Long's reforms, patients at the Central Hospital for the Insane in Louisiana patients were locked in chairs during their 'recreation' time. Insane Asylum Patients, Huey Long, Mental Asylum, Psychiatric Hospital, Abandoned Asylums, Mental Health Care, Vintage Medical, Medical Humor, Mental Illness

Healthcare

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.

Ada was to spend fifty six years at the Hospital, she died in September 1967 aged 75 years old. She was buried at Buckle Lane Cemetery, Row Grave 27 on the September. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Insane Asylum Patients, Abandoned Asylums, Abandoned Places, Mental Asylum, Haunting Photos, Psychiatric Hospital, Mental Illness

Ada Ward – 56 Years Asylum

Ada Ward admitted West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum 1911, age 19 occupation spinner Facts observed by H. Kershaw : On interviewing her she was abusive and would not answer questions and ordered me out of the house and then suddenly burst into a fit of laughter. She would not allow anyone to approach her and when not talking was muttering incoherently to herself. Ada was to spend 56 years at the Hospital, she died in 1967 age 75

Psychiatric Asylum - Patient in Women’s Ward, Ohio 1946 Very sad Haunted Asylums, Abandoned Asylums, Mental Asylum, Insane Asylum, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Psychiatric Hospital, Medical History, Mental Illness

Women's Ward

Psychiatric Asylum - Patient in Women’s Ward, Ohio 1946 "Remember. We were fighting for our lives." -Sophie B. Olsen

Haunting Mental Asylum Photos From the Past Creepy Images, Creepy Photos, Bizarre Photos, Mental Asylum, Insane Asylum, Controversial Photographers, Beyond The Mask, Interview, Famous Artists

Retro Creeps 2: More Scary Portraits from the Past

With the success of Javier’s first round of “Retro Creeps” it wasn’t much of a stretch for my memory when I happen to come across a very macabre old ...

A friend and drinking-partner of Mark E Smith& Don took photos of patients and Prestwich locals for years. But it& only now that they& been seen. Insane Asylum Patients, Mental Illness Quotes, Manchester, Mental Asylum, Psychiatric Hospital, Vintage Photographs, Historical Photos, The Cure, People

Discovering Lost Photos of a Prestwich Psychiatric Hospital

A friend and drinking-partner of Mark E Smith's, Don took photos of patients and Prestwich locals for years. But it's only now that they've been seen.

Patient at mental hospital, Bangladesh © Shoaib Faruquee. I can imagine that if you didn't have mental illness when you were admitted, you quickly "acquired" it :( Insane Asylum Patients, Scary, Creepy, Mental Asylum, Abandoned Asylums, Abandoned Places, Psychiatric Hospital, Medical History, Mental Illness

are you mental? (yes, i am)

Patient at mental hospital, Bangladesh © Shoaib Faruquee via www.newint.org

Haunting Mental Asylum Photos From the Past Insane Asylum Patients, Asile, Mental Asylum, Old Hospital, Neon Noir, Abandoned Asylums, Mental Illness, World Of Darkness, Mental Health

Psychiatric Patients (Hospital Vilardebó, 1907-1909)

Since I am using lots of old psychiatric patients pictures for my final university project, I thought it would be nice to share them with you =) I did an entry some weeks ago, and since lots of people liked the post, it doesnt hurt to post some others. And as I said in the last post, I…

Miss Clarke before treatment. (Victorian skin ailment at Wakefield Asylum) Mental Asylum, Insane Asylum, Haunted Asylums, Psychiatric Hospital, Wakefield, Science And Nature, The Cure, The Past, Victorian

Victorian Skin Complaints

Miss Clarke before treatment. (Victorian skin ailment at Wakefield Asylum)

Harrowing portraits from Victorian lunatic asylum. Women suffering from stress, postnatal depression and anxiety would have been confined to an asylum at the time these pictures were taken Insane Asylum Patients, Types Of Mental Illness, Prison, Pseudo Science, Mental Asylum, Psychiatric Hospital, Abandoned Asylums, Mental Disorders, Surrey

Harrowing portraits from Victorian lunatic asylum

These haunting portraits captured by Dr Hugh Welch Diamond between 1848 and 1858 give an insight into the lives of the women forced to live out their years at Suffolk County Lunatic Asylum.