Episode 25: Naked Psychopaths on LSD


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By Psychologia Podcast and Amaia Perta. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
On the morning of February 21st, 1933, a brand-new structure opened on the grounds of the Ontario Hospital in Penetanguishene. It was known as the “Criminal Insane Building,” although its official name would be Oak Ridge. It was designed as a maximum-security forensic mental healthcare unit for criminally insane men – many of whom were psychopaths – and the attempts to treat them would famously prove to do just the opposite. --- Welcome to Psychologia, a scientific exploration of the strange and pathological. www.psychologiapodcast.com

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