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Internment becomes cure place, not with repression function, but as half that it organizes the freedom. The internment house goes to changed itself into asylum. in this, the medicine goes to find a place that will guarantee the possibility to it of appropriation of madness as its object of knowledge. The internment gains value therapeutical: asylum becomes. Madness becomes medical object: it gains the value of illness. On to the sprouting of the asylums they appear the names of S.

Tuke, In England, and of Pinel, in France. Tuke and Pinel, in contrast of what if costuma to say when the history of Psychiatry becomes, had not breached with the practical ones of internment. In the Asylum considered for Tuke, insane person is submitted by a social and moral control. In France, the techniques used for Pinel are similar, that constructed around the insane people an invisible circle of moral judgments. The great task of the asylums was to homogeneizar all the differences, to extinguish irregularities and to denounce everything what it is opposed to the virtues of the society.

With the practical one of the social segregation, the asylum guarantees to the bourgeois rationality a universality in fact. Insane person takes conscience of its being of ' ' doente' '. MOVEMENT ANTIMANICOMIAL In accordance with the site of Online Psychology (, in the month of December of 1987, in the city of Bauru, So Paulo, 250 manifestants, amongst users and workers of mental health, had been for the streets, of bands in fist and words of order, crying out for a society without lunatic asylums. For the authors Maia and Fernandes (2002), the quarrel concerning the necessity of humanizao of the treatment of the mental sick person had its beginning in the decade of 1970, where diverse sectors of the Brazilian society if had come back toward the redemocratizao of the country.