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Coercion as cure : a critical history of psychiatry

Author: Thomas Szasz
Publisher: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Challenges conventional beliefs about psychiatry. The author asserts that, in fact, psychiatrists are not concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of bona fide illnesses. Psychiatric tradition,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Szasz
ISBN: 9781412810500 1412810507
OCLC Number: 286471388
Description: xv, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Szasz.

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"Szasz marshals the evidence and lays out the history and current practice of psychiatric oppression as the most grievous remaining violation of freedom, liberty and tolerance.... For clear Read more...

 
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