ISBN-10:
0471161616
ISBN-13:
9780471161615
Pub. Date:
10/28/1996
Publisher:
Wiley
Out of the Shadows: Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis / Edition 1

Out of the Shadows: Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis / Edition 1

by E. Fuller Torrey

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ISBN-13: 9780471161615
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/1996
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

E. FULLER TORREY, M.D., is a research psychiatrist at the Neuroscience Center of the National Institute of Mental Health. He is also the author of fifteen books, including the bestselling Surviving Schizophrenia, which has been described as the "bible" of the mentally ill and their families.

Table of Contents

People in the Shadows: The Many Faces of Mental Illness.
Nowhere to Go: Homelessness and Mental Illness.
Jails and Prisons.
Walking Time Bombs: Violence and the Mentally Ill.
Psychiatric Ghettos: Communities and Families.
Looking Backward: Where We Have Been.
New Initiatives in Funding.
From Legal Folly to Common Sense: The Right to Get Well.
From the Woody Allen Syndrome to Brain Disease.
Looking Forward: Where We Should Be Going.
Appendix.
References.
Index.

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