Sarah Gardner, in an insane asylum. Diagnosis: Insanity caused by anxiety. Women could find themselves labelled insane and locked up in madhouses for a range of conditions – from postnatal depression to anxiety to alcoholism or senile dementia, and even for social transgressions such as infidelity (‘moral insanity’).

Sarah Gardner, in an insane asylum. Diagnosis: Insanity caused by anxiety. Women could find themselves labelled insane and locked up in madhouses for a range of conditions – from postnatal depression to anxiety to alcoholism or senile dementia, and even for social transgressions such as infidelity (‘moral insanity’).

Husmeando por la red: 30 Terroríficas fotos de psiquiátricos y asilos del pasado.

Husmeando por la red: 30 Terroríficas fotos de psiquiátricos y asilos del pasado.

In the Independent State of Croatia / ISC / during  the Second World War, Croatian Ustashas and Catholic clergy killed nearly 50,000 Serbian children .

In the Independent State of Croatia / ISC / during the Second World War, Croatian Ustashas and Catholic clergy killed nearly 50,000 Serbian children .

Camille Claudel, tragic life, incredible artist, muse of Rodin. Ended up in insane asylum, where she stayed until her death. Tragic women's story. At least her art now has a place next to Rodin at the Rodin museum in Paris.

Camille Claudel, tragic life, incredible artist, muse of Rodin. Ended up in insane asylum, where she stayed until her death. Tragic women's story. At least her art now has a place next to Rodin at the Rodin museum in Paris.

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