Being Human: Reflections on Mental Distress in Society
PCCS Books, 2008 - Mental health - 213 pages
Attempts to shed fresh light on the intersections between mental health, mental distress and society. This work provides a statement of the importance of thinking through the humanities for any non-reductive understanding of the meaning of mental distress, and gives insights on a range of problems.
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