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Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
Mr. Wright's forceful book cannot fail to shock us, to awaken us, to impel us to action. It is not pleasant reading, for it deals realistically with exceptionally unpleasant facts. Nevertheless, Americans should read it, for unless these facts are faced frankly, and the problem solved satisfactorily, many thousands of mentally handicapped persons will continue to be "out of sight, out of mind."...
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Title: Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
Creator: Frank L. Wright, Jr. (author)
Date: 1947
Format: Book
Publisher: National Mental Health Foundation, Inc.
Source: Available at selected libraries
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Alcohol; Asylums; Attendants; Civil Liberties & Rights; Civilian Public Service; Cognitive Disability; Confinement; Conscientious Objectors; Death; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Educational Institutions; Electro-shock Therapy; Employment; Expose; Family; Food; Government; Hospitals; Human Rights; Institutions; Jurisprudence; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Media; Medical Professionals; Medication; Medicine; National Committee For Mental Hygiene; National Mental Health Foundation; Neglect; Nursing; Owen J. Roberts; Parenting; Parole; Policy; Politics; Prejudice; Psychiatric Disability; Punishments; Restraints; Sexuality; Social Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Statistics; Treatments Therapies Cures; Veterans & Military; War; Work; WWII
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Copyrighted and published by the National Mental Health Association, no part of this document may be reproduced without written consent.

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