JAMA Publishes Several Letters Responding to Misguided Article Calling for a Return to Long-term Psychiatric Institutions
Among the letters published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (Vol. 313, No. 17, May 5, 2015) is a letter by Susan Rogers, director of the National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse. The letters begin at the top of the second column on page 1755; Rogers' letter begins at the bottom of page 1755 and continues on page 1756. The letters are in response to an article entitled "Improving Long-term Psychiatric Care: Bring Back the Asylum," by Dominic A. Sisti, PhD, Andrea G. Segal, MS, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD, which was published in JAMA, Vol. 313, No. 3, Jan. 20, 2015. The authors' response to the letters begins at the bottom of page 1757.