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I swear I'm addicted to the sweet temptation of a better world so I sleep, upon waking I realize days have gone by. Yet I'm still tired so I sleep some more. I hope that made sense :p

before the "major tranquilizers" -- Patient in a continuous bath at Pilgrim State Hospital, 1936 by Alfred Eisenstaedt

before the "major tranquilizers" -- Patient in a continuous bath at Pilgrim State Hospital, 1936 by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Eliza Josolyne. Diagnosis: Insanity caused by overwork. Sadly, just a few generations ago, women who suffered from work stress, post-partum depression, anxiety attacks, or even exhaustion were confined to an asylum....

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

Eliza Josolyne. Diagnosis: Insanity caused by overwork. Sadly, just a few generations ago, women who suffered from work stress, post-partum depression, anxiety attacks, or even exhaustion were confined to an asylum....

9 days in a mental hospital  7 doctors 4 therapists 3 high dose pills 2 form of self harm 1 broken soul. Heart if you are broken too.

9 days in a mental hospital 7 doctors 4 therapists 3 high dose pills 2 form of self harm 1 broken soul. Heart if you are broken too.

Really?!?! And back to the old standby, Thorazine, which was administered very liberally in institutional settings to turn the problematic and uncontrollable patient into a drooling, blank-eyed mess.  In order to control women in menopause, it was Thorazine to the rescue

Really?!?! And back to the old standby, Thorazine, which was administered very liberally in institutional settings to turn the problematic and uncontrollable patient into a drooling, blank-eyed mess. In order to control women in menopause, it was Thorazine to the rescue

rough day laugh | had a bad day at work yesterday, but this graphic puts that in ...

rough day laugh | had a bad day at work yesterday, but this graphic puts that in ...

someghostsarewomen:  Richard Avedon | Mental Institution #25, East Louisiana State Mental Hospital, 1963

someghostsarewomen: Richard Avedon | Mental Institution #25, East Louisiana State Mental Hospital, 1963

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