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