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Sometimes Amazing Things Happen

Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward

by Elizabeth, M.D. Ford

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Sometimes Amazing Things Happen
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Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward
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Elizabeth, M.D. Ford

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The Chief of Psychiatry for Correctional Health Services in New York City presents a revelatory and compassionate memoir of her work inside Bellevue Hospital's forensic psychiatry unit to share insights into the cases, colleagues and system that have shaped her views about survival and humanity.

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The inmates in Bellevue are awaiting trial for a variety of offenses, ranging from sleeping on the subway to murder. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Psychiatrist Recalls 'Heartbreak And Hope' On Bellevue's Prison Ward

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