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The lives they left behind [electronic resource] : suitcases from a state hospital attic / Darby Penney and Peter Stastny ; with photographs by Lisa Rinzler.

Penney, Darby. (Author). Stastny, Peter. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781934137239 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1934137235 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (205 p.) : ill. (some col.).
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2008.

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [190]-196) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: He took them on their last walk -- Who went to Willard and why did they go there? -- How I would have furnished my room (if not for the voices) -- In permanent limbo: she kept asking for dispensation (until her doctor turned into the devil incarnate) -- Children died and she knit her life away -- Like a fly in a spider web -- How people were treated at Willard -- A photographic talent: rising above the fray -- A frequent visitor to the White House -- My blood temper...resigned -- An Italian princess and a French intellectual: two ways of fighting for freedom.
He took them on their last walk -- Who were the people that went to Willard and why did they go there? -- How I would have furnished my room (if not for the voices) -- In permanent limbo: she kept asking for dispensation (until her doctor urned into the devil incarnate) -- Children were buried and she knit her life away -- Like a fly in a spider web -- What happened to the people during their stay at Willard and how were they treated? -- A photographic talent: rising above the fray -- A frequent visitor to the White House -- My blood temper...resigned -- An Italian princess and a French intellectual.
Subject: Willard Psychiatric Center (N.Y.) > History.
Psychiatric hospitals > New York (State) > New York > History.
Psychiatric hospital patients > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Willard Psychiatric Center (N.Y.)
Hospitals, Psychiatric > history > New York.
History, 20th Century > New York.
Mental Disorders > history > New York.
Patients > New York.
MEDICAL / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Illness
Genre: Electronic books.

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