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Psychiatric Asylums: From Haunted Pasts to Diverse Afterlives

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    Psychiatric Asylums were the main form of mental healthcare in the UK for over a century. These large buildings located on the urban fringe were set up as places of refuge, only to become urban legends of maltreatment and abuse, reviled by many. From the 1960s there was a policy of mass asylum cl...