Mental Illness| Mental Asylums| History

What it Meant to be a Mental Patient in the 19th Century?

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In the 1900s, Psychiatric hospitals were known as lunatic asylums or insane asylums. And officials there would lock up patients against their will, despite having few ideas about how to properly treat their…

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