Mind Games - The Dark History of Lobotomy

Episode 6,  Aug 04, 2021, 07:57 AM

What do the Kennedy’s (yes, those Kennedy’s), ice picks and depression all have in common? The lobotomy. Decades ago, this terrifying procedure was seen as the miracle solution to dozens of psychological problems. Today, Bailey digs into the dark history of lobotomies and how one man convinced America that he can cure all mental illnesses by sticking sharp objects in people’s brains while they were STILL AWAKE.

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