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Voluntary Madness

My Year Lost and Found in the Loony Bin

by Norah Vincent

Hardcover, 287 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 |

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Voluntary Madness
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My Year Lost and Found in the Loony Bin
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Norah Vincent

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Traces the author's commitment to a mental institution, where she embraced health and made observations about the effect of institutionalization and medication on the depressed and insane.