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

User Review  - Shari - Goodreads

Read this to prepare for an article in our local paper about our county jail. Sadly, nothing has changed since this book was written 25 years ago. Jails have become our de facto detox centers, homeless shelters and mental health facilities. Read full review

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

User Review  - Michael Connolly - Goodreads

About the Authors: Rael Jean Isaac has a Ph.D. in sociology from the City University of New York.Virginia C. Armat is a former editor at Reader's Digest. Overview: This books describes the variety of ... Read full review

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Birth of a Social Delusion
17
AntiPsychiatry
45
The Dream
67
Copyright

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