The Shame of the States
Harcourt, Brace, 1948 - 188 pages
Expose on the deplorable conditions in state mental hospitals, including overcrowding, understaffing, inadequate budgets, lack of adequate treatment facilities, etc. It consists mostly of pieces written for the New York newspaper PM and its successor the Star, as well as some less journalistic content, written from 1940-1948.
Introduction by DR KARL A MENNINGER
Evolution of the State Care System
I Cover the State Institutions
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active treatment acute Administration Albert Deutsch American Psychiatric Association Army Arnall asylum attendants Bedlam beds Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital Bellinger Brooklyn Brooklyn State Hospital brutality budget building Byberry Byberry's cent chiatric Cleveland State Hospital clinics Committee County Crawfis crowded deterioration Detroit disturbed doctors electric shock feeble-minded Governor Grand Jury human Ideal State Hospital insane institution Joe Rosenthal lack legislature Letchworth Letchworth Village Manhattan State Hospital Mason General Hospital mechanical restraint ment mental defectives mental disease mental hospital system mental hospitals Mental Hygiene mental patients mentally ill mentally sick metrazol Milledgeville modern National Mental Health neglect normal nurses officials operation overcrowding personnel Philadelphia State Hospital physician Pilgrim pital prison problem Psychiatric Hospital psychiatrists psycho Receiving Hospital recent Rockland shock therapy shock treatment shortage Sielke staff superintendent tients tion told treated Veterans Ward N7