The abused mind: Feminist theory, psychiatric disability, and trauma

Hypatia 16 (4):80-104 (2001)
Abstract
I show how much psychiatric disability is informed by trauma, marginalization, sexist norms, social inequalities, concepts of irrationality and normalcy, oppositional mind-body dualism, and mainstream moral values. Drawing on feminist discussion of physical disability, I present a feminist theory of psychiatric disability that serves to liberate not only those who are psychiatrically disabled but also the mind and moral consciousness restricted in their ranges of rational possibilities
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1353/hyp.2001.0060
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 31,385
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
The Myth of Mental Illness.Thomas S. Szasz - 2004 - In Arthur Caplan, James J. McCartney & Dominic A. Sisti (eds.), Ethics. Georgetown University Press. pp. 43--50.

View all 11 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

View all 6 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total downloads
82 ( #71,453 of 2,225,946 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
6 ( #93,667 of 2,225,946 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature