Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • Broadmoor: 150 years in the life of a secure psychiatric hospital

    Gwen AdsheadUnited Kingdom If you type “Broadmoor” into a common search engine, two residential centers will be recommended to you. One is a luxurious spa in Colorado, with cheerful and enthusiastic testimonials (“I shall certainly stay at the Broadmoor again!”). The other is a maximum security psychiatric hospital, the subject of the picture above and…