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Very Good+ No Jacket (as issued) 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Previous owner's name on first page, otherwise pages clean and unmarked. Minor wear to cover corners. Spine is uncreased. A solid copy. 344 pp., includes index. Estroff describes a group of chronic psychiatric clients as they attempt life outside a mental hospital.
University of California Press, Berkeley, CA
Estroff , a medical anthropologist, becomes immersed in the daily lives of a group of people with psychiatric disabilities, In one astouinding chapter she describes how she takes the psychotropic drugs that were used in the l970s and documents the side effects she endured. This scholarly work reveals what it is like to be a mental patient.
Jun 7, 2007
This was a very academic book so it is not a quick read, but it was a very interesting look at psychiatric patients in the late 70's. I had to do a report on it for my Cultural Anthropology class and I don't regret it a bit.
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