Danvers State: Memoirs of a Nurse in the Asylum

Danvers State Memoirs of a Nurse in the Asylum Danvers State gives an insider s view of what really went on at the state run insane asylum The book provides details about the facility s dark past and the melancholy lives of her inhabitants It brin

  • Title: Danvers State: Memoirs of a Nurse in the Asylum
  • Author: Angelina Szot Barbara Stilwell
  • ISBN: 9781418491345
  • Page: 435
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Danvers State gives an insider s view of what really went on at the state run insane asylum The book provides details about the facility s dark past and the melancholy lives of her inhabitants It brings to light the harsh treatment of mental illness in decades past.

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    1. This asylum, once an abandoned monument left to stand there decaying, to tell its story of horrific "treatments" and "therapies" once done on people not so long ago, has now been demolished aside from the main section, which is now luxury condos (who the hell would want to pay for a night in a place with a past as dark as Danvers?). This book is one of the few things left to really give readers a view of what working at Danvers was like, behind closed doors. It definitely wasn't as glamorous or [...]

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