Caption from LIFE. “Continuous-flow bath is the best method for calming excited mental cases. With their bodies greased, the patients can remain in the baths for hours, gradually fall asleep.”(Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
If someone opened up a spa resort with the theme “dangerous, discredited, disturbing, and counterproductive psychiatric treatment” I would be first in line.
Now this is all I’ll ever be able to think about when I hear ‘Positively 4th Street.’