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#1 Ali89

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 01:51 PM

Cutting a very long story short, im amidst a huge project at the moment involving the now largely abandoned victorian "lunatic asylums" across Scotland.

All Im looking for here, is just to write down a short phrase or something that sums up what you imagine these places to be / have been. Im just looking for a general picture of what the general publics knowledge or perceptions of these old mental hospitals are.

("lunatic asylum" was the name given to old mental hospitals before the NHS took over in the 40's).

the main bulk of asylum history in scotland is between 1780's when the first one was built in Montrose - to the 1990's, when almost all old asylums were closed down. Only a small hand-full remain in operation today

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 10:42 PM

run down, nasty places with inadequate treatment for those with mental health issues, i imagine
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