Mysteries of Mental Illness (2021): S01E03 – The Rise and Fall of the Asylum

Introduction

Mysteries of Mental Illness explores the story of mental illness in science and society. The four-part series traces the evolution of this complex topic from its earliest days to present times. It explores dramatic attempts across generations to unravel the mysteries of mental illness and gives voice to contemporary Americans across a spectrum of experiences.

Outline

The rise and fall of mental asylums in the US; the largest de-facto mental health facility in the US, its detainees and the realities of care both inside and outside.

Mysteries of Mental Illness Series

You can find a full index and overview of Mysteries of Mental Illness here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 23 June 2021.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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