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St. Joseph’s Psych Services: About Eddie (Part II)


            Most psychiatric staff workers are female.  It is a woman’s way to try to appease this man-mountain.  He comes lumbering at you; you keep telling him no, and he keeps coming.  The usual female reaction is to try to … Continue reading

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Hutchings Psychiatric Center: Notes from a Hospitalization (Part IV)


It is difficult to describe the utter futility one felt in Hutchings Psychiatric Center.  At every turn, I was denied the right to do things.  There was a recreational therapist who was supposed to provide group activity for the patients on the … Continue reading

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