LUNATIC ASYLUM

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was a name historically used to described a psychiatric hospital or mental institution.

LUNATIC ASYLUM: "The term lunatic asylum was used to describe a mental hospital, however, is no longer in use."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LUNATIC ASYLUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lunatic-asylum/ (accessed July 4, 2022).

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