The Metaphor of Mental Illness

Oxford University Press (2005)
Introduction : the existence of mental illness -- The likeness argument -- The categorical argument -- Metaphor -- Two metaphors from physical medicine -- The metaphor of mental illness -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, social construction, and metaphor -- Metaphors and models.
Keywords Mental illness Philosophy  Metaphor  Mental Disorders  Philosophy, Medical
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Call number RC437.5.P53 2006
ISBN(s) 9780198530879   0198530870   0198530889   9780198530886
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