There is evidence of it being used to treat those behaving erratically, and it can be assumed that the behavior can be attributed to mental illness. However, they believed that mental illness was caused by being inhabited by a malicious or evil spirit. … More Trepanning The Horror
Imagine yourself held down on a table against your will so a doctor can shove ice picks up into your brain. The thought sends chills down my spine! … More The Icepick Lobotomy
There has been documentation of people being kept in cages when they were “unable to be controlled” by caretakers, and even the wallpaper was peeling from the walls. Patients attempted to kill each other, and were sometimes successful due to the overworked staff. … More Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
I’ve been doing this for years. Sometimes the trips are simple one-day excursions. Sometimes the adventure takes a few days if I can match my fascination with haunted and history together all the better! … More Planning A Haunted Vacation
The throes of mourners watching singing her Ava Maria hits emotions and livens the skin with goosebumps. It is truly a sad day as a pillar of hope and muse for many is suffering this blow. … More Through the Fire and the Flames – Notre Dame
Build in Weston West Virginia in the eighteenth hundreds this hand-cut stone masonry building is said to be the second largest establishment of its kind in the world.
It was meant as a place of peace and relaxation, but Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum turned out to build out of nightmares. … More Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum build out of Nightmares
When you are a special effect makeup artist, you have to develop your skills by practicing on people that are kind enough to accept to be your model… well, sometimes they are chosen by me to volunteer and this is how it goes when you are published in a local newspaper! … More The Horror Makeup