This is the story of one of the most far-reaching human endeavors
in history: the quest for mental well-being. From its origins in
the eighteenth century to its wide scope in the early twenty-first,
this search for emotional health and welfare has cost billions. In
the name of mental health, millions around the world have been
tranquilized, institutionalized, psycho-analyzed, sterilized,
lobotomized, and even euthanized. Yet at the dawn of the new... more...