GHEEL COLONY

colony of people with mental illnesses who live at Gheel in Belgium. It dated back to the 13th century. St Dymphyna is the patron saint of mental illness.

GHEEL COLONY: "The Gheel colony is home to people with a mental illness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GHEEL COLONY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gheel-colony/ (accessed January 23, 2021).
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