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Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Basic Books
Publication date May 25, 2010
Pages 348
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780465020140
ISBN-10 0465020143
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
Summaries and Reviews
Book cover for 9780738203850
from Perseus Books Group (January 1, 2002)
9780738203850 | details & prices | 334 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $27.00
About: Documents more than three centuries of cures for madness, calling into question society's responsibilities to the mentally ill, what it means to be 'insane,' and what Americans value most about the human mind.
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from Basic Books (May 25, 2010)
9780465020140 | details & prices | 348 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.99
Reprint edition from Basic Books (April 16, 2003)
9780738207995 | details & prices | 352 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.86 lbs | List price $17.50
About: Drawn from old patient medical records, historical accounts, and government documents, a compelling social and medical history of mental illness in America documents more than three centuries of 'cures' for madness, calling into question our responibilities to the mad, what it means to be 'insane,' and what we value most about the human mind.

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