The Myth Of Mental Illness

The Myth Of Mental Illness

Foundations Of A Theory Of Personal Conduct

eBook - 2011
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50th Anniversary Edition With a New Preface and Two Bonus Essays. The most influential critique of psychiatry ever written, Thomas Szasz's classic book revolutionized thinking about the nature of the psychiatric profession and the moral implications of its practices. By diagnosing unwanted behavior as mental illness, psychiatrists, Szasz argues, absolve individuals of responsibility for their actions and instead blame their alleged illness. He also critiques Freudian psychology as a pseudoscience and warns against the dangerous overreach of psychiatry into all aspects of modern life.
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[United States]:, Harper Collins Publishers ,, 2011
ISBN: 9780062104748
0062104748
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
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