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The Medicalization of Everyday Life: Selected Essays

Thomas Szasz - Medical - 2007 - 202 pages
"This collection of impassioned essays, published between 1973 and 2006, chronicles Thomas Szasz's long campaign against the orthodoxies of "pharmacracy," that is, the alliance ...
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Liberation by Oppression: A Comparative Study of Slavery and Psychiatry

Thomas Szasz - Political Science - 2003 - 237 pages
"The book is readable and challenging; readers will never see psychiatry in the same way again." -- Choice Reviews Originally called mad-doctoring, psychiatry began in the ...
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Coercion as Cure: A Critical History of Psychiatry

Thomas Szasz - Psychology - 2011 - 293 pages
Understanding the history of psychiatry requires an accurate view of its function and purpose. In this provocative new study, Szasz challenges conventional beliefs about ...
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My Madness Saved Me: The Madness and Marriage of Virginia Woolf

Thomas Szasz - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 169 pages
The vast literature on Virginia Woolf's life, work, and marriage falls into two groups. A large majority is certain that she was mentally ill, and a small minority is equally ...
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Our Right to Drugs: The Case for a Free Market

Thomas Szasz - Medical - 1996 - 199 pages
Readers will be surprised and enlightened after reading Thomas Szasz's passionate arguments for the legalization of drugs. Rather than dwelling on the familiar impracticality ...
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Suicide Prohibition: The Shame of Medicine

Thomas Szasz - HEALTH & FITNESS - 2014 - 154 pages
First in-depth examination and critique of contemporary anti-suicide policies that are based on the notion that voluntary death is a mental health problem, and systematically ...
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