The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 216
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November 10, 1968

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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 216

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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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CONTINUED FROM PACE .5 The old people nobody wants .. ... "w. JH0 . . , i . tlmm .iJJ mum'i Mil mil ' . n 1 i fciniifiii i m.i ' -111111) mi i PACIFICATION Keeping elderly patients docile is main goal of many mental hospitals, with rehabilitative treatment secondary. Above, a child's doll is pacifier to a bedridden old woman at Richmond State, Indiana. Below, a heavily sedated patient at Philadelphia State sprawls asleep on ward floor. Most institutions regularly give drugs, largely to keep old patients "manageable." hr-pU-jr---4 :.') 1 Li-Jx- .w: , WAITING Like passengers in a waiting room to nowhere are these old men confined to the dayroom of Philadelphia State Hospital. They can't go outside for lack of supervision. PARADE NOVEMBER 10, 18

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