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The Benningdon-Crank Nervous Hospital Rachel Corday

The Benningdon-Crank Nervous Hospital

Rachel Corday

Published March 27th 2006
ISBN : 9781424114788
Paperback
486 pages
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Due to the brain chemistry illness of bipolar disorder, Thuna Paxton is spending in-patient time at the Benningdon Psychiatric Institute, once known as the Benningdon-Crank Nervous Hospital. During her incarceration she discovers the untimely deathsMoreDue to the brain chemistry illness of bipolar disorder, Thuna Paxton is spending in-patient time at the Benningdon Psychiatric Institute, once known as the Benningdon-Crank Nervous Hospital. During her incarceration she discovers the untimely deaths of a number of fellow patients. Thuna is a Social Work Supervisor for Multnonmah County in Portland, Oregon where she lives with her husband Nate, an art history professor at the University of Portland, and her son, Travis. Nate and Travis are supportive of Thuna, standing by her as she confronts the appalling practices and attitudes of the staff toward patients.