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Psychiatric Patient

Mental Illness at the Movies

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

Much has already been written about Shutter Island, but my perspective may be different because the film reminded me of my own state of mind years ago, in 1999, when I was having my second psychotic break.

Lessons from the Death of "Mental Patient" Esmin Green

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

The Emergency Room video cam took it all in but no human response was forthcoming. Forty-nine year old Esmin Green had been involuntarily committed a...