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Breakdown: Sex, Suicide and the Harvard Psychiatrist
Breakdown Sex Suicide and the Harvard Psychiatrist
Author: Eileen McNamara
This is the critically-acclaimed true account of the promising young Harvard student's suicide and the bizarre and controversial therapy of his psychiatrist as written by Boston Globe reporter Eileen McNamara. This is a story that has made national headlines.
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ISBN-13: 9780671796211
ISBN-10: 0671796216
Publication Date: 5/1/1995
Pages: 350
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Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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back cover - In 1986, Harvard Medical School student Paul Lozano sought out prominent Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Margaret Bean-Bayog for treatment for depression. In 1991, Lozano committed suicide, nine months after his doctor terminated an intense and unorthodox therapy regimen. A brilliant young man had been reduced to a state of infantile dependency--apparently without any further will to live. Beyond this tragic true story--and the legal case it spawned--lie questions both profound and troubling about the nature, practice and limitations of psychiatry itself.


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