A man against insanity : the birth of drug therapy in a rural Michigan asylum
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- ISBN: 9781943995554
- ISBN: 1943995559
xiii, 182 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
- Edition: New edition.
- Publisher: Traverse City, MI : Mission Point Press, 
- Copyright: ©2018
|General Note:||Originally published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in 1957.
Edition statement from preface, page xiii.
"1 doctor, 107 nurses, 1000 patients"--Front cover.
"Medical / Psychiatry / Psychopharmacology"--Back cover.
|Summary, etc.:||The story of Dr. Jack Ferguson, a man who battled drug addiction and had repeated psychotic breakdowns, but recovered and became a physician. He was determined to help the so-called incurably insane and mostly forgotten mental patients at the Traverse City State Hospital through experimental drug therapy, and in the process changed the way the mentally ill were treated.|
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|Subject:||Ferguson, John Thatcher 1908-1968
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