Still, you may recall that during communism all psychatric hispitals tended to be rather full.
They are quite busy now, Sylvio.
In many cases when perestroika came many patienrs turned out to be perfectly healthy people who had been stuck there for their own political "good".
A few in the Soviet Union were diagnosed with 'sluggish schizophrenia'. This wasn't that common there, and was not a generally accepted medical diagnosis in Poland.
It reminds me of a lady in England who I won't name for her privacy and for the sake of not spreading conspiracy theories. Thousands of vexatious online individuals claim she is being detained without trial in a 'secret facility' because she 'knows something' and make memes about it. She doesn't 'know something', she is actually in her local prison serving a sentence for arson.
Reality is usually much more prosaic than fantasy and delusion.