The La Bicetre mental hospital in paris made huge advances in treatment for the mentally ill
In 1792 the asylum had recently changed hands and the new owner, Philippe Pinel, had some ideas to make the asylum better. He wanted to see if the patients responded positively free time, exercised, and were treated fairly. Soon after that the patients became more calm and reasonable, and these changes were implemented throughout the rest of Europe. These practices coupled with medicine soon revolutionized the way people were treated in asylums, and led a new path for modern treatment.
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