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Resource ID: #763
Subject: Mental Health
Source: Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
Affiliation: 
Date: Sept. 18, 20, 23, Oct. 1, 3, 7, 8, 12, 1979

Description

Kansas City Star investigates policies that led to death-by-therapy for a retarded patient at a Missouri state mental hospital; she died after being forced to drink mass quantities of water, an unauthorized behavior-modification technique aimed at curing her of her compulsion to drink water.

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