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The Resource The insanity offense : how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens, E. Fuller Torrey

The insanity offense : how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens, E. Fuller Torrey

Label
The insanity offense : how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens
Title
The insanity offense
Title remainder
how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens
Statement of responsibility
E. Fuller Torrey
Title variation
insanity offense
Title variation remainder
how Americas failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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259530
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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1937-
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Torrey, E. Fuller
Dewey number
362.196/89
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC443
LC item number
.T67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WM 33 AA1
NLM item number
T694i 2008
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True
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  • Mental health services
  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill
  • Dangerously mentally ill
  • Mental health laws
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how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens
Label
The insanity offense : how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens, E. Fuller Torrey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-250) and index
Contents
Introduction : the origins of a disaster -- Death by the roadside -- Thirteen murders to prevent an earthquake -- "The odds are still in society's favor" -- The killing of three devils -- The sad legacy of Ms. Lessard -- God does not take medication -- The consequences of unconstrained civil liberties : homeless, incarcerated, and victimized -- The consequences of unconstrained civil liberties : violent and homicidal -- An imperative for change -- Fixing the system -- Coda : death by the roadside
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 265 p.
Isbn
9780393066586
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008-2697
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm181139537
  • 4354-81460
  • (OCoLC)181139537
  • 3096642
Label
The insanity offense : how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens, E. Fuller Torrey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-250) and index
Contents
Introduction : the origins of a disaster -- Death by the roadside -- Thirteen murders to prevent an earthquake -- "The odds are still in society's favor" -- The killing of three devils -- The sad legacy of Ms. Lessard -- God does not take medication -- The consequences of unconstrained civil liberties : homeless, incarcerated, and victimized -- The consequences of unconstrained civil liberties : violent and homicidal -- An imperative for change -- Fixing the system -- Coda : death by the roadside
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 265 p.
Isbn
9780393066586
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008-2697
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm181139537
  • 4354-81460
  • (OCoLC)181139537
  • 3096642

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