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Book review

‘Falling into the Fire’ by Christine Montross

In his recent book, “Saving Normal,” psychiatrist Allen Frances argues that far too many mental-health resources are going to the group that needs it least, the “worried well.”

That’s not a term one would use to describe the patients in Christine Montross’s “Falling into the Fire,” a book that alternately intrigues and appalls.

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