University of Chicago Press (2002)
|Abstract||In this surprising book, Allan V. Horwitz argues that our current conceptions of mental illness as a disease fit only a small number of serious psychological conditions and that most conditions currently regarded as mental illness are cultural constructions, normal reactions to stressful social circumstances, or simply forms of deviant behavior.|
|Keywords||Psychiatry Philosophy Psychiatry History Deviant behavior Labeling theory|
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|Call number||RC437.5.H674 2002|
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