Ideology and Insanity: Essays on the Psychiatric Dehumanization of Man

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Syracuse University Press, 1991 - Medical - 265 pages
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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

AND CANNOT DO
79
THROUGH PSYCHIATRY
87
INSANITY VERDICT
98
IN THE SCHOOL
140
The Problem of the Professional
167
OF PERSONAL CONSTRAINT
190
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Thomas Szasz (1920-2012) 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 prominent figure in the anti-psychiatry movement and a critic of the moral and scientific foundation of psychiatry.

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