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Beers, Clifford Whittingham.

A Mind That Found Itself. An Autobiography.

Longman's Green and Co., New York, etc.: 1921
  • $75
7.25" x 4.75". 368pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Mild edge wear, else near fine condition. This book is an autobiographical account of his depression and paranoia, his hospitalization and the abuses he suffered. He called himself an advocate for the insane and gained the support of the medical profession and others in the work to reform the treatment of the mentally ill. In 1908 Beers founded the "Connecticut Society for Mental Hygiene." This copy signed with a warm nine line inscription from Beers on the first leaf.
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