This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the 1930s through to the 1960s. It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms. These wrap around and tie behind the back. Such garments restricted the movements of patients considered violent or unruly. Their use was phased out when anti-psychotic drugs and more ‘humane’ methods of management were introduced.

This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the 1930s through to the 1960s. It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms. These wrap around and tie behind the back. Such garments restricted the movements of patients considered violent or unruly. Their use was phased out when anti-psychotic drugs and more ‘humane’ methods of management were introduced.

Transiently Enlightening

Transiently Enlightening

“The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation.” ~ G…

WHERE CAN I GET ONE!!!!!...and not one of those cheep costume ones,i want an actual one!!!!!*A*

WHERE CAN I GET ONE!!!!!...and not one of those cheep costume ones,i want an actual one!!!!!*A*

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Padded garments with ties at the seams; fashion construction; sewing; quilted fashion details // Nina Donis A/W 2011

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