Ideology and Insanity: Essays on the Psychiatric Dehumanization of Man

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Syracuse University Press, Apr 1, 1991 - Medical - 286 pages
This volume contains the earliest essays, going back more than thirty years, in which the author staked out his position on 'the nature, scope, methods, and values of psychiatry.'
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION I
1
THE MYTH OF MENTAL ILLNESS I
12
THE MENTAL HEALTH ETHIC
25
THE RHETORIC OF REJECTION
49
MENTAL HEALTH AS IDEOLOGY
69
WHAT PSYCHIATRY
79
BOOTLEGGING HUMANISTIC VALUES
87
THE INSANITY PLEA AND
98
IO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
140
PSYCHIATRY THE STATE
167
PSYCHIATRIC CLASSIFICATION AS A STRATEGY
190
WHITHER PSYCHIATRY?
218
INDEX
247
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