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Author Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller), 1937-

Title American psychosis : how the federal government destroyed the mental illness treatment system / E. Fuller Torrey, MD.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    362.1968 TOR    Available
Description x, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Joe Kennedy: a man with problems -- Robert Felix: a man with plans -- The birth of the Federal Mental Health Program: 1960-1963 -- The short, unhappy life of the Federal Mental Health Program: 1964-1970 -- The death of the Federal Mental Health Program: 1971-1980 -- The perfect storm: 1981-1999 -- Dimensions of the current disaster: 2000-2013 -- Solutions: what have we learned and what should we do?
Subject Mentally ill -- Care -- United States -- History.
Mentally ill -- Services for -- United States.
Mental health policy -- United States.
Mental health services -- United States -- Evaluation.
ISBN 9780199988716 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0199988714 (hbk. : acid-free paper)

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