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Parity of Esteem

A weekly reflection on a topical issue. Will Self tells a disturbing story of what happened to a friend recently detained in a psychiatric hospital.

"To stand in the corridor of a crowded locked ward in a contemporary British mental hospital" writes Will Self, "is still to feel oneself closer to Hogarth's hellish vision of Bedlam, than any enlightened healthcare".

Will tells the disturbing story of what happened to a friend, recently detained in a London psychiatric hospital.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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10 minutes

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Sun 2 Sep 2018 08:48


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