Talking Back to Psychiatry: The Psychiatric Consumer/Survivor/Ex-Patient Movement

Routledge (2005)
Abstract
Linda Morrison brings the voices and issues of a little-known, complex social movement to the attention of sociologists, mental health professionals, and the general public. The members of this social movement work to gain voice for their own experience, to raise consciousness of injustice and inequality, to expose the darker side of psychiatry, and to promote alternatives for people in emotional distress. Talking Back to Psychiatry explores the movement's history, its complex membership, its strategies and goals, and the varied response it has received from psychiatry, policy makers, and the public at large.
Keywords Antipsychiatry Social aspects  Ex-mental patients Civil rights  Mentally ill Civil rights  Mental illness Social aspects  Mentally ill Social conditions  Ex-mental patients Social conditions  Mental Disorders diagnosis  Mental Disorders therapy  Diagnostic Errors  Ethics, Medical  Patient Rights  Prejudice  Self-Help Groups  Sick Role  Social Conditions
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Call number RC437.5.M66 2005
ISBN(s) 0415973058
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