I Can't Believe Doctors Used To Perform Lobotomies

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    How Sick And Sad

    Just another in justice that was done to the mentally ill. I know that pharmacology was not as advanced as now, but to stick icepicks into the front of someone's brain to pacify them. What kind of cure was that? And what kind of Nazi doctor would have thought that was OK?
    Kittychanel Kittychanel
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 31, 2012

    The Use Of Lobotomies As Punishment In USA Prisons In The 20th Century.

    For a less technical and more emotional version on this experienceproject web site, see the story "20th Century Suppression of Human Contact in USA Prisons By Using Lobotomies", in the experience group "I have a passion for human rights". The short version of the story is that...
    m108rfd m108rfd
    56-60, M
    1 Response Aug 12, 2013

    How Sick And Sad

    Just another in justice that was done to the mentally ill. I know that pharmacology was not as advanced as now, but to stick icepicks into the front of someone's brain to pacify them. What kind of cure was that? And what kind of Nazi doctor would have thought that was OK?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2009
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