Asylums: essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates

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Anchor Books, 1961 - Medical - 386 pages
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Review: Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates

User Review  - Anna Nowinski - Goodreads

Interesting insight into the world of total institutions and specifically the socialization of mental patients. Kind of disorienting to read if you identify as having some kind of mental illness. Read full review

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User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

An astute set of essays on the ways people find to maintain a self within an institution whose purpose is to control a person's every activity. Full of glancing observations of the strange ways people ... Read full review

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