The Therapeutic State: Psychiatry in the Mirror of Current Events

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Prometheus Books, 1984 - Medical - 360 pages
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Contents

Acknowledgment
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The Myth of Mental Illness 13 Medicine and Madness
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Pilgrims Regress 42 Freud 46 Shooting
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Copyright

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About the author (1984)

Thomas Szasz was professor of psychiatry emeritus at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York and adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, Washington, DC. He was a big figure in the anti-psychitary movement, a critic of the moral and scientific foundation of psychiatry, and a critic of medicine in society in the social control aspect. His numerous works include The Age of Madness, Ideology and Insanity: Essays on the Psychiatric Dehumanization of Man, and Coercion as Cure: A Critical History of Psychiatry.

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