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The Undrugging of Annie (Part II)


Poverty was also a side effect of the lithium poisoning.  I had been an administrative assistant in the New York State Office of Mental Health when I became Dr. Jenifer Rich’s patient.  When I left her, I was on Welfare. … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s: The Perverse Pathology of Mary Corbliss (Part II)


            A staff member is always on duty in the day area.  The duties of the staff member include locking and unlocking things, screening visitors, turning down the television, handing out meal trays, and so on.  The staff member sits … Continue reading

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