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Born Broken: The Mistakes That Medicine Made

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There have always been people who are different. Whether it is their sexuality, mental health, or their way of experiencing the world. Throughout history, perceptions of abnormality have changed for the better (much like fashion, though that hasn't improved all that much so that's probably a bad comparison - horrible fashion seems to be cyclical, much like the negative ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published February 2014 by Author House UK
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This book, while a quick read, contains some very powerful stories. It looks at what has been considered wrong in our society over the years, and how mental illness has been treated. From physicians abusing their power, parents blindly institutionalizing their children due to the embarrassment their "issues" may cause, to the "illness" that is homosexuality, Born Broken examines some of the history of mental illness. These stories are thought provoking,
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