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|Body= The Committee of Management of the [[Gartnavel Royal Hospital|Glasgow Lunatic Asylum]] was formed in 1804. Construction of the Asylum commenced in 1810 and was completed in 1814. Originally opened as the Glasgow Lunatic Asylum in 1814 in the Cowcaddens area of Glasgow, it became the Glasgow Royal Lunatic Asylum in 1824. In 1843 the Asylum moved to new premises at Gartnavel which, like the previous buildings, were designed to facilitate segregation both by gender and social class.      
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|Body= [[Westborough State Hospital]] was established in 1886 as a residential treatment facility for the mentally ill. Westborough was one of the first hospitals in the United States to apply the principles of homeopathic medicine to the treatment of mental disorders. Its important place in the history of American psychiatry has been recognized through its inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. Almost all of the buildings at Westborough State Hospital were demolished in 2019.    
 
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Revision as of 03:59, 11 August 2019

Featured Image Of The Week

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Westborough State Hospital was established in 1886 as a residential treatment facility for the mentally ill. Westborough was one of the first hospitals in the United States to apply the principles of homeopathic medicine to the treatment of mental disorders. Its important place in the history of American psychiatry has been recognized through its inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. Almost all of the buildings at Westborough State Hospital were demolished in 2019.