A Place Buried in Oblivion-Lunatic Asylums in China



Photo Title

A Place Buried in Oblivion-Lunatic Asylums in China

Photographer/Creator

Dongping Yuan

Collection

Publisher

Nationality Pictorial

Caption/Description

In China there are 12 million patients with serious mental disorders and are hospitalized in 444 lunatic asylums. The government, under the Department of Medical Administration and the Rehabilitation Division for the Aged, controls the nationwide sanitary work done in the asylums. The staff that controls the division is made up of five employees.

Citation

Dongping Yuan, "A Place Buried in Oblivion-Lunatic Asylums in China," in POYi Archive, Item #21558, http://archive.poy.org/items/show/21558 (accessed December 3, 2021).

Date Added

07.04.2008