I have been diagnosed with everything from schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, borderline personality, and sociopathy. This blog chronicles my journey through madness and institutionalization, and the absurdities that go with it.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
This is Chestnut Lodge Hospital (Rockville, MD), a psychiatric institution where I was locked up from 1993-5.
I spent much of my time there restrained to a chair against my will and in the quiet room. I escaped several times, which made the staff all the more eager to modify my behavior.