Citizen Pinel and the Madman at Bellevue

  title={Citizen Pinel and the Madman at Bellevue},
  author={G. Weissmann},
  journal={The FASEB Journal},
  • G. Weissmann
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The FASEB Journal
After his indictment for murder in February, David Tarloff was kept on a locked ward three floors above my old lab at Bellevue Hospital. He remains accused of murdering a psychologist, Kathryn Faughey, with a meat-cleaver in her office. The case attracted wide attention not only for its ferocity, but also for illustrating how antipsychotic drugs have changed the way we deal with the demented. The New York Post demanded prompt action against “LETTING MADMEN ROAM” (4), while the New York Daily… Expand
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  • Psychological Medicine
  • 2020
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