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this is the read or you The perspective offered by Szasz is very informative Reuired reading or anyone interested in is the read or you The perspective offered by Szasz is very informative Reuired reading or anyone interested in pertaining to mental health and psychiatry Szasz outlines the manifold ways in which the psychiatric
establishment. Ace on the age of Prozac and Ritalin and the rise Ace on the age of Prozac and Ritalin and the rise designer drugs plus two bonus essaysThomas Szasz's classic book revolutionized thinking about the
NATURE OF THE PSYCHIATRIC PROFESSION AND of the psychiatric profession and moral implications of its practices By diagnosing unwanted behavior as mental.
Thomas S. Szasz ☆ 5 SummaryI irst read this book
Over 20 Years Ago For20 years ago or course module Since then misplaced the book and wanted to re read so bought it again It s a good read offering a different perspective on mental illness rom a professionalIf your interested in mental health and the issues invo. The landmark book that argued that psychiatry consistently expands its definition of mental illness to impose its authority over moral and cultural conflictNew York TimesThe 50th anniversary edition of the most influential critiue of psychiatry every written with a new pref. ,
Fails to justify its own ramework one problem I HAD HOWEVER WAS THAT SZASZ FAILS CONSISTENTLY TO OUTLINE however was that Szasz ails consistently to outline alternativeHe deftly deconstructs the medicalisation of
behaviour and offers brilliant insight into the nature of mental problems but I am left thinking well what now.and offers brilliant insight into the nature of mental problems but I am left thinking well what now. Illness psychiatrists Szasz argues absolve individuals of responsibility or their actions and instead blame their alleged illness He also critiues Freudian psychology as a pseudoscience and warns against the dangerous overreach of psychiatry into all aspects of modern life.