Heart's Work by Charles Schlaifer
Civil War Heroine and Champion of the Mentally Ill, Dorothea Lynde Dix

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A biography of Dorothea Dix, the reformer who fought for humane treatment of the mentally ill
 

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Published November 1, 1991 by Paragon House. 175 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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A failed attempt to arouse interest in the work of Dorothea Dix, who, in the 19th century, devoted her considerable talents to establishing hospitals for the needy insane.

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Schlaifer (coauthor of Action for Mental Health ) and Freeman ( Fight Against Fears ) tell Dix's story in a matter-of-fact, somewhat plodding manner, using letters to illustrate the profound effect she had on her friends and fellow citizens.

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