Mental Illness Is NOT “an Illness Like Any Other”

Abstract

The claim that “mental illness is an illness like any other” has become so wide- spread that its meaning, validity, and implications are seldom analyzed. By examining what its advocates say, we interpret the phrase to mean that mental illnesses share certain characteristics of physical illnesses, particularly in there being identifiable biological defects… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:JOPP.0000024799.04666.8b

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