Ex OPP 1908

In 1908 the City psychiatric hospital is inaugurated in Trieste, located inside the Parco di San Giovanni. In the Seventies the Park becomes the place of innovation and change: It is here, in fact, that there is a revolution of international scope in the field of psychiatry, thanks to Franco Basaglia and his collaborators. The Hospital and the Park open to the city: the sick are free to go out and the citizens to enter.

The history

In 1908 the City psychiatric hospital is inaugurated in Trieste, located inside the Parco di San Giovanni. In the Seventies the Park becomes the place of innovation and change: It is here, in fact, that there is a revolution of international scope in the field of psychiatry, thanks to Franco Basaglia and his collaborators. The Hospital and the Park open to the city: the sick are free to go out and the citizens to enter.

1910-2008 Before and after the cure

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