Historical treatments for mental health | Mental: A History of the Madhouse

A comparison of ECT and Lobotomy and acknowledgement of the inhumane treatment within asylums

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 8'54''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | What is mental health? | Three historical views of mental illness (Humoural, supernatural and hospital movement)

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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Mental: A History of the Madhouse