Book Review: General Psychiatry: Szasz under Fire: The Psychiatric Abolitionist Faces His Critics

  title={Book Review: General Psychiatry: Szasz under Fire: The Psychiatric Abolitionist Faces His Critics},
  author={G. Pinard},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={260 - 261}
  • G. Pinard
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
General Psychiatry Szasz Under Fire: The Psychiatric Abolitionist Faces His Critics Jeffrey A Schaler, editor. Chicago (Ill): Open Court La Salle; 2004. 450 p. US $36.95. Reviewer rating: Good This book is edited by Jeffrey Schaler, a psychologist and associate professor of justice, law, and society at American University. The format is as follows: a "critic" states his or her position vis a vis Szasz and then he replies. Few authors of the 12 chapters are psychiatrists or… Expand
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