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who was responsible for the humanitarian movement to improve the conditions of insane asylums


I think Philippe Pinel is the person you seek, at least he was the first.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=8657817&dopt=Abstract

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.


Dorthea Dix was given a lot of credit in the early 1800's.

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