Historia de los terrenos de la Casa de Orates de Santiago de Chile.

Carlos G Osorio A


This work describes the origin of the different locations that Casa de Orates (Madhouse) has occupied in Chile. The locations of this institution at the Yungay and Chimba neighborhoods area are specially analyzed. Moreover, the sad and poorly known incident involving the national Madhouse of Providencia is narrated.

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Chile; History of Medicine; Psychiatry

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