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[The First Mental Hospital of the World !]


THE FIRST MENTAL HOSPITAL OF THE WORLD       



In 15th century, when the lunatics in Europe were burned with the conviction that the devil has entered inside them, the mentally ill people were being cured with the help of music at the Bayezid Kulliyesi Sifahane in Edirne.Here, a relaxing atmosphere was presented to the patients with a fountain and water jets, and different music tunes were used in the treatment of many illnesses, especially mental illnesses. From the resources, it is understood that the Sifahane was an important center for eye treatment as well.