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Episode 25: Naked Psychopaths on LSD

Episode 25: Naked Psychopaths on LSD

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.

Duration: 30 min

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