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Feature - GREECE. 1994. Mental Hospital on Leros.
Alex Majoli
In 1994, the Observer Newspaper in London ran a piece on the Psychiatric Hospital on the Greek Island of Leros. It was said to have been run by staff who were more like prison officers than care workers and the patients were housed in a building which had previously been used to jail political prisoners. The hospital became known for taking the worst cases of psychiatric patients from the entire country. Inside the hospital you were said not to live, but to survive. Death came first from disease followed closely by suicide. Violence was the only tool of communication between 'guards' and patients....

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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. 1994.
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GREECE. Leros. 1994.
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Greece. Leros. To carefully shave one patient at a time means...
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. At the psychiatric asylum....
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Funeral. When a patient died,...
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Feas day. During an excursion...
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Main courtyard of the psychiatric...
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Lakkis harbour, Cristo. He...
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. The hearse. 1994.
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Vassili in the Platanos Cafe,...
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Greece. Leros. Zorba is a sculptor; during periods of isolation...
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Home. 1995.
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Xerocampos church by night....
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. At the psychiatric hospital....
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Aghia Marina by night. 1995....
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. Izabel's house, Nikos during...
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GREECE. Dodecanese islands. Leros. A present for me. 1995.
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