We explored an deserted violent asylum, and it was even creepier than we expected

The sprawling campus of a Rockland Psychiatric Center was once deliberate a lifelike shun for New York City’s mentally ill. The trickery non-stop in 1931 and achieved a series of lobotomies and electroshock therapy sessions — both state-of-the-art treatments in a 1940s.

We explored a now-abandoned buildings that “represent in microcosm a story of a diagnosis of a mentally ill in this country” with “Abandoned NYC” photographer Will Ellis. Check out some of his photos of Rockland.

 EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was creatively published Aug 26, 2015.

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