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Suicide prohibition : the shame of medicine

Author: Thomas Szasz
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examination and critique of contemporary anti-suicide policies that are based on the notion that voluntary death is a mental health problem, and systematically lays out the dehumanizing consequences of psychiatrizing suicide prevention.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Szasz
ISBN: 9780815609902 0815609906
OCLC Number: 713189585
Description: xv, 132 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Suicide prohibition --
The suicide prohibition agent --
The marriage of Asclepius and Atropos --
Separation : emigration, secession, suicide --
The shame of medicine --
Envoi.
Responsibility: Thomas Szasz.

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[Thomas Szasz] is the preeminent critic of psychiatry in the world.--Richard Vatz, Towson University It takes an iconoclast with temerity and acumen to illuminate how unexamined myths and metaphors Read more...

 
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