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A consideration of active therapy in insane asylums is one which is extremely valuable because the majority of such institutions are devoted to custodial care for patients and usually for their physicians. This volume considers in some detail the various means of psychiatric treatment for the type of patient that must be kept in a state institution. It is worth while following, if not in its specific detail, at least in its general attempt at active treatment.
Aktivere Krankenbe[ill]andlung in der Irrenanstalt.. JAMA. 1930;94(20):1625. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710460079044