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Psychiatry: The Science of Lies.

Author: Thomas Szasz
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Syracuse University Press : Syracuse University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than half a century Thomas Szasz has devoted much of his career to a radical critique of psychiatry. His latest work, Psychiatry: The Science of Lies, is a culmination of his life's work: to portray the integral role of deception in the history and practice of psychiatry." "Szasz argues that the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness stands in the same relationship to the diagnosis and treatment of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Szasz
ISBN: 9780815650447 0815650442
OCLC Number: 1100588408
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; About the Author; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Invention of Psychopathology; 1. Malingering; 2. Doctoring; 3. Inculpating; 4. Sheltering; 5. Cheating; 6. Lying; Epilogue: The Burden of Responsibility; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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For more than a half century Thomas Szasz has devoted much of his career to a thorough and provocative critique of the practice of psychiatry. In many ways his latest work, Psychiatry: The Science of  Read more...

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