Psychiatry has come a long way since the days when patients were shunned from society and shackled in loony bins. Psychiatrists of yore experimented with numerous techniques for treating mental disorders - some that paved the way for psychiatry and are even used today. But quite a few others would raise eyebrows today and make modern-day ethicists squirm.
In this 1930 picture, psychiatric patients stand outside their rooms in Kentucky's Hopskinsville Insane Asylum. They are wearing normal clothes and have their own rooms - but treatment wasn't always this humane.
Keep clicking to see 22 shocking photos of psychiatry in days past, from Dr. Stanley B. Burns' book, Patients & Promise: A photographic History of Mental And Mood Disorders...
Credit: Dr. Stanley B. Burns