By Sharon Packer
This booklet discusses movies with diabolical drugging, unethical experimentation, involuntary incarceration, sexual exploitation, lobotomies, “shock schlock,” conspiracy theories and armed forces drugs, to teach how truth informs delusion, and while fable trumps fact. conventional asylum thrillers replaced after sanatorium remains shortened and legislation safe humans opposed to involuntary dedication. apart from six brief “golden years” from 1957 to 1963, portrayals of undesirable psychiatrists a ways outnumber sturdy ones and this ebook tells how and why that was.
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