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Pag. 179 en 180: Frontal view of the Sint Annadal hospital (1950). | Archive azM Pag. 181: Document at the opening of the subcentre for the treatment of cancer in the Sint Annadal hospital on 25 November 1954. | Archive azM Left: The new department for nephrodialysis in the Sint Annadal hospital 1970. | Archive azM 183 improved treatment options. The increasing number of which sold 200,000 copies, raised considerable interest in admissions was rather a measure to protect society from people 'antipsychiatry' in the Netherlands. Foudraine was not alone in showing undesirable behaviours. In fact, the age-old ideas his ideas, Milos Forman's film 'One flew over the cuckoo's nest', around asylums for psychiatric patients still remained which was released that same year had a formidable impact. unchanged. Changing ideas about psychiatry were reflected in the The atmosphere of tolerance that marked the second developments of intramural psychiatric care in Maastricht. half of the 1960s as well as the 1970s led to strong The design and construction of the Vijverdal institution partly dissatisfaction and rejection of this state of affairs. Increasingly resulted from the new ideas about a more social psychiatry. strong voices were raised in protest against the separation of psychiatric patients and in favour of treating them and looking after them in the community. Publication of the book 'Who is made of wood (Wie is van hout)' by psychiatrist Jean Foudraine, Live expectancy in Maastricht Period Avarage life expectancy in years* 100 90 79 79.1 80 74 76 70 62 60 51 50 35-40 38 40 40 25-32 35 30 25 20 10 0 late middle ages middle ages 2011 2000 1980 1960 1940 1900 1843 1794 -1700 roman period 1680 * estimated number of years based on dutch an flemish literature


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