Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows

Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis

Book - 1997
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"Powerful. . . . The crisis [Torrey] delineates should stir any halfway sensitive human being to anger."--The New York Times Book Review

"Brilliant and remarkably detailed. . . . Dr. Torrey, our clearest and most informed voice for the mentally ill, offers his own insightful plan for a way out . . . of a healthcare scandal that remains one of America's most enduring shames."--Phil Donahue.

"If President Clinton is looking for a worthy goal to accomplish in his second term, here's one: Rescue the homeless mentally ill. It can be done. . . . Dr. E. Fuller Torrey . . . provides a five-year road map in Out of the Shadows."--New York Daily News.

"An important book . . . timely and very well written."--The New England Journal of Medicine.

"Controversial ideas, forcefully presented."--Kirkus Reviews

"Moving and vivid. . . . Torrey's powerful prescription for change challenges conventional wisdom and political correctness. His searing case examples will haunt the reader."--Laurie Flynn Executive Director National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Baker & Taylor
Proposes a three-phase approach to correcting the problems with the U.S. policies on the mentally ill

Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, c1997
ISBN: 9780471161615
Branch Call Number: 362.2097 TOR
Characteristics: xi, 244p. : ill. ; 24cm


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