Szasz and Rand [Book Review]

Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 7 (2):429 - 444 (2006)

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This review essay on Thomas Szasz's book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatrie Practices elaborates Szasz's position that mental illness is a myth, psychiatry is pseudo-medicine, and imposed psychiatric treatments are assault and incarceration. It then describes Szasz's critical chapters on Ayn Rand's and Nathaniel Branden's views on psychiatry, mental health, and psychiatric coercion
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