[Normality, normativity and marginality].

  • J P Mialet
  • Published 1980 in Annales medico-psychologiques
Different points of view about sense of "normality" for psychiatrists are reviewed. It appears that there is not any satisfactory criterion which defines the limit between normal and abnormal. In the field of mental processes, normality is a valuation which is not independent of the psychiatrist's own values, and of his socio-cultural mode of thinking. One… (More)