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The Myth of Mental Illness
At the core of virtually all contemporary psychiatric theories and practices lies the concept of mental illness. A critical examination of this concept is therefore indispensable for understandingExpand
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A contribution to the philosophy of medicine; the basic models of the doctor-patient relationship.
INTRODUCTION When a person leaves the culture in which he was born and raised and migrates to another, he usually experiences his new social setting as something strange—and in some waysExpand
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The ethics of psychoanalysis
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The Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement
In this seminal work, Dr. Szasz examines the similarities between the Inquisition and institutional psychiatry. His purpose is to show "that the belief in mental illness and the social actions toExpand
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A social history of madness: stories of the insane
  • T. Szasz
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Liberation by Oppression: A Comparative Study of Slavery and Psychiatry
In Liberation by Oppression, Thomas Szasz presents a critical review of the history and present state of psychiatry. He does so by means of a systematic comparison of the oppression of the slave byExpand
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Law, Liberty, And Psychiatry: An Inquiry Into The Social Uses Of Mental Health Practices
It's coming again, the new collection that this site has. To complete your curiosity, we offer the favorite law liberty and psychiatry an inquiry into the social uses of mental health practices bookExpand
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