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Modern Persecution, or Insane Asylums Unveiled
"No, Mr. Packard, I shall not help myself into an asylum. It is you who are putting me there. I do not go willingly, nor with my own consent -- I am being forced into it against my protests to the contrary. Therefore, I shall let you show yourself to this crowd, just as you are -- my persecutor, instead of my protector. I shall make no resistance to your brute force claims upon my personal liberty -- I shall simply remain a passive victim, helpless in your power."...
|Title:||Modern Persecution, or Insane Asylums Unveiled|
|Creator:||Elizabeth P. W. Packard (author)|
|Source:||Available at selected libraries|
|Keywords:||Abuse; Advocacy; Asylums; Attendants; Autobiography; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Clergy; Confinement; Death; Doctors; Economics; Employment; Expose; Family; Feminism; Food; Government Agencies; Health & Medicine; Identity; Insanity; Jurisprudence; Legislation; Marriage; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Newspapers; Poetry; Prejudice; Psychiatric Disability; Religion; Restraints; Sexuality; Social Welfare & Communities; Spiritualism; Suicide; Sunday School; Women & Gender|