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Now available in a Harper Colophon edition, this classic book has revolutionized thinking throughout the Western world about the nature of the psychiatric profession and the moral implications of its practices. Book jacket.
Keywords Psychiatry Philosophy  Mental illness  Hysteria
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Reprint years 1974
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Call number RC437.5.S9 1974
ISBN(s) 0060141964   0586080872   9780586080870   0061771228   9780061771224   0060803304
DOI 10.2307/2218648
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