Mad in America
bad science, bad medicine, and the enduring mistreatment of the mentally ill
Part One: The Original Bedlam (1750-1900)
1 Bedlam in Medicine 3
2 The Healing Hand of Kindness 19
Part Two: The Darkest Era (1900-1950)
3 Unfit to Breed 41
4 Too Much Intelligence 73
5 Brain Damage as Miracle Therapy 107
Part Three: Back to Bedlam (1950-1990s)
6 Modem-Day Alchemy 141
7 The Patients' Reality 161
8 The Story We Told Ourselves 195
9 Shame of a Nation 211
10 The Nuremberg Code Doesn't Apply Here 233
Part Four: Mad Medicine Today (1990s-Present)
11 Not So Atypical 253
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