Psychiatry: The Science of Lies

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Syracuse University Press, 2008 - Medical - 148 pages
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For over half a century Thomas Szasz has devoted much of his career to a radical critique of psychiatry. His latest work is a culmination of his life's work: to portray the integral role of deception in the history and practice of psychiatry.
 

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Contents

The Invention of Psychopathology
1
Malingering
17
Doctoring
33
Inculpating
48
Sheltering
65
Cheating
84
Lying
97
The Burden of Responsibility
112
Notes
121
Bibliography
131
Index
143
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About the author (2008)

Thomas Szasz is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the State University of New York's Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.

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