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Introduction : the times they are a changin' -- Doing their best -- Values, evidence, conflict -- What counts as evidence? -- The miracle drug -- The battle for acceptance : defining the relationship between medicine and the world of madness and distress -- The ring -- Foregrounding contexts : what kinds of understanding are appropriate in the world of mental illness? -- Losing Peter -- Mind, language, and meaning -- Beetles -- Ethics before technology : is 'treatment' the best way to think about mental health work? -- Narrative and the ethics of representation -- Meaning and recovery -- Citizenship and the politics of identity -- Are you local? : responding to the challenge of globalization in mental health -- The veil.
Keywords Psychiatry Philosophy  Mental health Philosophy  Psychology, Pathological  Psychiatric ethics  Social control  Antipsychiatry  Mental Health Services trends  Psychiatry trends  Mental Disorders etiology
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