Restraints, one of the ways a mental patient was "treated" for their illness during the time of mental institutions.

Restraints, one of the ways a mental patient was "treated" for their illness during the time of mental institutions.

part of an abandoned insane asylum where the patients would receive their ice water baths.

part of an abandoned insane asylum where the patients would receive their ice water baths.

Child mannequins. The bodies are stamped "4 ans" and "P. Imans Paris". French - circa 1890.

Child mannequins. The bodies are stamped "4 ans" and "P. Imans Paris". French - circa 1890.

Jason Barnum, pictured, was charged with shooting a police officer.

Straight out of The Terminator: Terrifying criminal with a tattooed EYEBALL arrested for 'shooting at police officer'

Jason Barnum, pictured, was charged with shooting a police officer.

Launched in July 1940, this headdress could be plugged in and switched on to heat the face and head, the aim being to stimulate circulation, leaving skin looking fresh

And you think YOUR beauty regime's tough! Brutal dimple makers. Terrifying perms. Vintage beauty treatments that will really make your hair curl

Launched in July 1940, this headdress could be plugged in and switched on to heat the face and head, the aim being to stimulate circulation, leaving skin looking fresh

Old Equipment used for Electric shock treatment at DANVERS STATE HOSPITAL 1922

Old Equipment used for Electric shock treatment at DANVERS STATE HOSPITAL 1922

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