To expose the insanity of mental health institutions, Norah Vincent had herself committed. Twice
- Norah Vincent
- The Guardian, Saturday 3 January 2009
I couldn't sleep because I was terrified. And because I was bedding down in a fold-out chair. All the trolleys in the hallway were taken, and the hallways were all that we had: women on one side, men on the other and the nurse's station in the middle.
Voluntary Madness : My Year Lost And Found In The Loony Bin by Norah Vincent Chatto & Windus, £12.99