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If you step out of line too often:- humans are the most cruel species, worse than rats! Electroshock Therapy
The hypnotized patient and the tuning fork. From Paul Richer, "Gonflement du cou chez un hystérique," Nouvelles Iconographie de la Salpêtrière 2 (1889), plate 34. Photo courtesy Wellcome Institute Library, London.
old insane asylums“I suppose you want a photograph of a madwoman,” said this woman, name unknown, to photographer and medical superintendent Frederic Truby King. “I’d better stick some straw in my hair and make faces.” She was a patient at New Zealand’s Seacliff Lunatic Asylum in the early 1900’s.