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Out of the Shadows: Confronting America's…

Out of the Shadows: Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis

by E. Fuller Torrey

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E. Fuller Torrey excoriates the way the mentally ill are treated in this country. His polemic against the concept of "deinstitutionalization" takes us on a grim tour of the lives led by the mentally ill: untreated, homeless, jobless, and helpless against street violence. Torrey argues that the criteria for involuntary commitment should include the need for treatment.

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