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31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums

Reasons for admission to lunatic asylum, 1864-1889.... OH HELL YES we have to do something with this...maybe like "hello my name is" type tags and have people pick their reason for admission (I am joking, not at an historic event). Interesting read though.

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Tour Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, a haunted National Landmark

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Shot in an abandoned psychiatric hospital in the Netherlands. A door to one of the patient's room is pretty badly scratched by someone...or something... :) Maik Keizer

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31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums

Pilgrim State Hospital. "Continuous-flow bath is the best method for calming excited mental cases. With their bodies greased, the patients can remain in the baths for hours, gradually fall asleep."

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31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums

A Terrifying Asylum Tour Of The Past-A chronic Schizophrenic patient stands in a catatonic position. He maintained this uncomfortable position for hours. I'm glad that there is better care now, but it's still not enough.

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Vintage Photos From Mental Asylums Prove How Terrible Those Places Truly Were

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This is an abandoned mental asylum, which is mainly what the setting was in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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