Essay on Children 's Views On Mental Illness
During the Victorian era the security wasn’t anything like it is today. Now patients are kept basically on tight leashes and can only do certain things at specific times (9). They typically don’t get much privacy, kept in close quarters and were locked up a lot of times. They do have games and sports for the patients to play to pass some time . In the later years, that wasn’t the case. The patients were allowed to roam around as they pleased, because it was said that they were not a big threat (8).
For rehabilitation the patients had to work in kitchens, farms, and in laundry rooms (10). There were different practices used for treatments are the Rotary Chair, solitary confinement and even the electric chair (11).…