Medicine: Psychiatry in Prison

"I'm grown up now and I've got to recognize it,'' said the wavy-haired, blue-eyed Irish type from Oxnard, Calif. "Next time out, I'm going to try to get a job in San Francisco instead of going home. I don't want to go back to the same old temptations. And I can't go on being dependent on my folks. I'm not a kid any more." At 35, he has spent half his adult years in prison.

A hawk-nosed alcoholic from northern California asked the Oxnard man what he was running away from. The answer: "I don't...

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