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Do you like physical symbols? If so, here's a book with a place in your library. Take 150 odd pages of essay written with a flare usually reserved for old high school history textbooks, add another 100 pages of such things as reprints of Public Law 96-398 to flesh out the book to decent size, and charge twenty bucks. Now there's a real metaphor for the mental health movement of recent decades: Deliver little, in an inflated package, at considerable expense! This book will tell you all about it, together with sketchy hopes for the future. (PHILIP R. SULLIVAN, M.D.;
Madness and Government. Who Cares for the Mentally III?. Ann Intern Med. ;99:743. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-99-5-743_1
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