Madness in the Streets: How Psychiatry and the Law Abandoned the Mentally Ill

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Free Press, 1990 - Medical - 436 pages
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Examines the cultural and political issues surrounding the problem of America's homeless mentally ill

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Madness in the streets: how psychiatry and the law abandoned the mentally ill

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Isaac and Armat, a sociologist and a journalist, respectively, look retrospectively at the causes behind the deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill in the 1970s--a phenomena they abhor. Their ... Read full review


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