The purpose of the thesis is to reveal the institution of city mental hospitals in the Meiji and Taisho eras. The way of study insists that we have the medical and social functions of mental hospitals and notic the relation between the functions, arrangement and location. As a conclusion, the two typed hospitals are classified by a medical function and the locations such as cities or villages have important meaning to the standard of classification. Secondly, the social function needs the public mental hospitals in the city. Third, in discussing mental hospital law, mental hospitals are classified by the population and are planed in good environment andconvenient location in the city.
- Mental hospital
- Mental hospital law
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Urban Studies