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    ❰PDF / Epub❯ ★ Asylum Author William B. Seabrook – Mdeparenpar.co In 1934 William Seabrook was one of the most famous journalists in the world He was also an alcoholic But there was no treatment for his disease So he checked himself into an insane asylum There from In 1934 William Seabrook was one of the most famous journalists in the world He was also an alcoholic But there was no treatment for his disease So he checked himself into an insane asylum There from the perspective of a travel write.

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    1. Ryan Holiday Ryan Holiday says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookIn F Scott Fitzgerald's book The Crack Up he mentions in passing the memoir of a man who had himself committed to an institution Both he and Fitzgerald had cracked under the same pressure or so Fitzgerald thought The man was William Seabrook a world famous travel writer from the Lost Generation and the book was Asyl


    2. John John says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookSeabrook started drinking and writing lessSeabrook never got clean and this book is a good document as to the why he ended up drinking himself to death In addition to the ravages that alcoholism inflicts upon its sufferers For one thing this book is rather a mess of resentments petty observations and lackluster prose that rambles around minimal reportin


    3. Aidan Reid Aidan Reid says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBook35 Stars Some little gems in this book Very 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' Worth a read


    4. Sue Wallace Sue Wallace says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookAsylum By William Seabrook is a self help and non fiction readWith zombies in vogue and his books coming back onto the market after decades out of print maybe old Willie Seabrook the lost king of the weird can finally get the recognition and infa


    5. Molly Helm Molly Helm says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookHeartwrenching and humorous insight into the mind of an addict Written nearly a century ago this diary of sorts gives the rest of us than a peek at crazy inside an institution of old and in the meantime we may recognize slivers of ourselves through the author's candid self reflections


    6. HSB HSB says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookMaybe this book hits home because of the life stage I'm reading it but this was one of my favourite books this year I will revisit it a few years down the line to see if it still holds up I suspect it willWilliam B Seabrook checks himself into the titular Asylum to cure himself of alcoholism The narrative is an affectionate freuently funny just as freuently depres


    7. Chris Chris says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookThis isn't a book about alcoholism even though that was the reason Seabrook allowed himself to be incarcerated in an institution for over 6 months in 1933Rather it is a book about his fellow inmates suffering from a variety of mental health disorders and displaying eually varied symptomsAlso a history of the development of modern techniues to deal with mental health which took the patients beyond the traditional route of simply locking them up to experimenting with behavioural modificationIt's ironic that as I'm reading this I'm also watching the TV series Ratched a wildly fictional and fantastical account of the earlier life of the famous Nurse Ratched from One flew over the cuckoo's nestThere are similarities although Seabrook's account is fro


    8. Dad Dad says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookFascinating patient’s eye view of a happy but all too brief period in mental health care Physical restraint straitjackets and the like had been abandoned Shock therapies lobotomies and neurotoxic pharmaceuticals had yet to be introduced Seabrook writes“This whole phase of modern psychiatric therapy itseemed to me was legitimate and successfulif costly I am not using costly as a weasel word or metaphor I do not mean that it was costly in terms of gouged eyes or broken bones I mean that this modern system is obviously expensive to the institution in terms of actual money It reuires and better attendants They didn’t have to pay salaries to straitjackets or work handcuffs in eight hou


    9. Ben Ben says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookAsylum offers an interesting insight into a world most people would hope they never have to experience The key take away I got from this book is that people are people Regardless of circumstance the human condition remains prevalent even in those who have lost their minds Most likely this book helped the author deal with his time in the Asylum However I feel as though he would have benefited from the caregivers if he had accepted that he was also an inmate at the Asylum Often in his writing he presents himself as an observer rather than a participant Perhaps it is this attitude that lead to his eventual return to alcoholism and subseuent death as a resu


    10. Paul Taylor Paul Taylor says:

      MOBI mdeparenpar.co å Asylum PDF/EPUB Ê asylum free, Asylum eBookRemarkably contemporary for a book written 75 years ago Given Seabrook's life and death I fail to understand why he is out of print and forgotten and yet his near contemporary in time and certainly in lifestyle and manner of death Hemingway is so lionised I leave it to you to draw your own conclusions


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