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This episode reveals how long mental health care has come over the centuries. Part asylum, part zoo, Bedlam Hospitals history is a fascinating story about a famous institution carrying a name that came to be synonymous with the idea of chaos itself.
Much of the source material for this episode comes from articles written by Dr. Jonathan Andrews at Newcastle University. An impressive list of his writings is available here at the university website: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/hca/people/profile/jonathanandrews.html