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It is within this group that exists a subset that creates most of the problems.
This book important for not only mental health and law enforcement professionals to read ,but also governments officials, family members and the public in general.
An Illinois study found 30% of mental health patients discharged are re-hospitalized within one month.
Torrey has written a number of very important books that deserve to be read. He calls attention to the extremely bad priorities in our mental health system due to bad financial... Read morePublished 7 days ago by doug k
I read both American Psychosis and The Insanity Offense Together.
After going through absolute hell and losing my mother in law to her mental illness (in a murder... Read more
Very interesting and compelling argument for involuntary commitment under certain circumstances. Perhaps a little too much detail on examples of situations where individuals have... Read morePublished 3 months ago by techuser
This review is from: The Insanity Offense: How America's Failure to Treat the Seriously Mentally Ill Endangers Its Citizens (Paperback)
The author seeks hope for people with... Read more
An excellent and in fact the ONLY excellent reference I know of if you want to understand how and why we mis-treat the severely ill in this country.Published 4 months ago by Bernulah
Finally, a psychiatrist that can write and explain what is going on in our society regarding all of these multiple killings. An excellent read which I thoroughly enjoyed.Published 8 months ago by L. C. Wiser