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There is in social policy, as well as in other fields of human history, a temptation to tell the story as though dominant trends were unambiguous. Yet, from the start there were questions raised, which were to become more important by the late 1980s and 1990s. These included an emphasis on the fact that, for certain mental illnesses and handicaps, no amount of deinstitutionalisation, normalisation or reverse labelling, could deny the existence of severe handicaps and the need for special services.
Reaction against institutions Rogers and Pilgrim (1996, p 61) describe the interwar years as a period of ‘business as usual’ in British mental health policy and practice. Institutional provision dominated the field, dwarfing a weak outpatient sector. The hospitals themselves were “really little different from the Victorian asylums. They were merely the same buildings but with a new treatment rhetoric”. In legal terms, too, little had altered. In the mid-1930s, some 90% of patients were still compulsorily detained.
The 1890 Act responded to these changed conditions by concentrating almost entirely on a legalistic approach, prioritising once again the need to prevent wrongful certification and detention of the sane, rather than improving the conditions or civil liberties of the patient. Within the walls of the institution, the asylum population came to be dominated more and more by the chronic and the aging. They had, according to Scull (1996, p 7): degenerated into more or less well attended cemeteries for the still living … it was this spectre of chronicity, this horde of the hopeless, which was to haunt the popular imagination, to constitute the public identity of the asylums, and to dominate the Victorian and Edwardian psychiatric theorising and practice.