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The Mike Gorman Papers

Further Readings

[Portrait of Mike Gorman]. [ca. 1965].
Manuscript Collections

The National Library of Medicine. History of Medicine Division. Finding Aid to the Mike Gorman Papers, 1946-1989.


Robinson, Judith. Noble Conspirator: Florence S. Mahoney and the Rise of the National Institutes of Health. Washington, DC: The Francis Press, 2001.

Grob, Gerald N. The Mad Among Us: A History of the Care of America's Mentally Ill. New York: Free Press, 1994.

Beers, Clifford Wittingham. A Mind That Found Itself: An Autobiography. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1981.

Redman, Eric. The Dance of Legislation: An Insider's Account of the Workings of the United States Senate. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973.

Strickland, Stephen P. Politics, Science, and Dread Disease: A Short History of the United States Medical Research Policy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1972.

Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health. Action for Mental Health: Final Report of the Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health, 1961. New York: Basic Books, 1961.

Gorman, Mike. Every Other Bed. New York: The World Publishing Company, 1956.

Deutsch, Albert. The Shame of the States. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1948.

Deutsch, Albert. The Mentally Ill in America: A History of Their Care and Treatment from Colonial Times. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Duran, 1937.



Gorman, Mike. "Oklahoma Attacks Its Snake Pits." Reader's Digest (October 1948): 119-138.

Gorman, Mike. "Doctor's Bills Made Reasonable." Reader's Digest (November 1949): 139-140.

Gorman, Mike. "Forty Miles to a Doctor, So What?" The Survey (November 1949): 589-592.


Gorman, Mike. "The General Practitioner: Powerful Ally Against Mental Illness." General Practitioner 16, no. 3 (1957): 142-146.

Gorman, Mike. "What Psychiatry Can and Cannot Do." New York Times Magazine (13 January 1957): 26, 42, 44, 47.

Gorman, Mike. "'Open Hospitals' for the Mentally Ill." New York Times Magazine (29 December 1957).


Gorman, Mike. "The Drug Revolution and Mental Hospitals." Current Medical Digest (May 1960): 52-55.

Gorman, Mike. "Past Perspectives and Future Vistas." Mental Hospitals (October 1960): 24-26.

Gorman, Mike. "Mental Illness: Legislative and Economic Considerations." American Journal of Public Health 53, no. 3 (1963): 403-408.

Gorman, Mike. "Mental Health Care: Striking Changes Ahead." Hospital Management (April 1963): 61-64.

Gorman, Mike. "Psychiatry and Public Policy." American Journal of Psychiatry 122, no. 1 (1965): 55-60.

Gorman, Mike. "The Citizen and the Doctor: a Purview." Current Psychiatric Therapies 5 (1965): 42-48.

Gorman, Mike. "The New Drugs and Community Psychiatry." International Psychiatry Clinics 2, no. 4 (1965): 885-895.

McCaffree, Kenneth M. "The Cost of Mental Health Care Under Changing Treatment Methods." American Journal of Public Health 56, no. 7 (1966): 142-154.

Gorman, Mike. "The Real Economic Revolution." American Journal of Public Health 56, no. 7 (1966): 155-157.

Gorman, Mike. "The Role of County Government in Helping Our Mentally Ill." American County Government (May 1966).

Gorman, Mike. "The Citizen and the World-Wide Fight Against Mental Illness." International Journal of Psychiatry 4, no. 4 (1967): 316-323.

Gorman, Mike. "Organization of Health Services in the Soviet Union: Overview and Trends." American Journal of Psychiatry 125, no. 5 (1968): 90-95.

Gorman, Mike. "Treatment of the Alcoholic in the U.S.S.R." Medical Annals of the District of Columbia (July 1968): 387-389.

Gorman, Mike. "Mental Health Services to the Community in the 1970's." Virginia Municipal Review 46, no. 6 (1969): 93-98.

Gorman, Mike. "National Health Insurance: An Idea Whose Time Has Come." American Journal of Psychiatry 126, no. 5 (1969): 708-711.

Gorman, Mike. "Soviet Psychiatry and the Russian Citizen." International Journal of Psychiatry 8, no. 5 (1969): 841-854.

Lebensohn, Zigmond M. "Will American Psychiatry Profit by the Experiences of Other Countries?" International Journal of Psychiatry 8, no. 5 (1969): 855-857.

Ziferstein, Isidore. "Soviet Psychiatry and the American Citizen." International Journal of Psychiatry 8, no. 5 (1969): 858-861.


Gorman, Mike. "Community Mental Health: The Search for Identity." Community Mental Health Journal 6, no. 5 (1970): 347-355.

Gorman, Mike. "Today's Upset Children--Tomorrow's Criminals." Social Service Outlook (October 1970): 8-11.

Gorman, Mike. "The Impact of National Health Insurance on Delivery of Health Care." American Journal of Public Health 61, no. 5 (1971): 962-970.

Gorman, Mike. "The Challenge of Change." MH (Fall/Winter 1975): 10-12.

Gorman, Mike. "Community Absorption of the Mentally Ill: The New Challenge." Community Mental Health Journal 12, no. 2 (1976): 119-127.

Gorman, Mike. "Mental Health Insurance: Problems and Prognosis." American Journal of Public Health 68, no. 5 (1978): 444-446.

Gorman, Mike. "Financing Treatment for High Blood Pressure." Urban Health (June 1979): 8-9.