Schizophrenia: The Sacred Symbol of Psychiatry

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Syracuse University Press, 1988 - Psychology - 237 pages
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Szasz argues that the word schizophrenia does not stand for a genuine disease, that psychiatry has invented the concept as a sacred symbol to justify the practice of locking up people against their will and treating them with a variety of unwanted, unsolicited, and damaging interventions.

 

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Contents

Psychiatric Syndrome
85
Appendix I
207
REFERENCES
225
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