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    “The Incarceration Revolution”: The Abandonment of the Seriously Mentally Ill to Our Jails and Prisons.Joseph D. Bloom - 2010 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (4):727-734.
    It is well known that today jails and prisons house many seriously mentally ill citizens who in prior decades have been treated in mental hospitals and community mental health programs. This paper begins with a brief review of the history of support for mental health programs at the federal level and then, using the State of Oregon as an example, describes the new state era of mental health services which is characterized by the increasing use of the criminal justice system (...)
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    Is the Patient Self-Determination Act Appropriate for Elderly Persons Hospitalized for Depression?Linda Ganzini, Melinda A. Lee, Ronald T. Heintz & Joseph D. Bloom - 1993 - Journal of Clinical Ethics 4 (1):46.
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    “The Incarceration Revolution”: The Abandonment of the Seriously Mentally Ill to Our Jails and Prisons.Joseph D. Bloom - 2010 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (4):727-734.
    In 1848 Dorothea Dix, the famous 19th century advocate for the indigent mentally ill, appealed to the United States Congress to support the setaside of a very large tract of land that was to be used for the “Relief and Support of the Indigent Curable and Incurable Insane.” She stated:It will be said by a few, perhaps that each State should establish and sustain its own institutions; that it is not obligatory upon the general government to legislate for maintenance of (...)
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