Many Forms of Madness: A Family's Struggle with Mental Illness and the Mental Health System

Many Forms of Madness: A Family's Struggle with Mental Illness and the Mental Health System

Rosemary Radford Ruether


In telling the tale of her son's thirty-year fight with schizophrenia, Rosemary Ruether lays naked the inhumane remedy all through background of individuals with psychological ailment. regardless of numerous reforms by way of "idealistic reformers" and an enlightened knowing that psychological disease is a actual illness like all different, stipulations for those that fight with psychological affliction are little better. Ruether asks why this is often so after which is going directly to think what we might do for individuals with psychological ailment "if we actually cared."

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