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Psychiatry and the Business of Madness

An Ethical and Epistemological Accounting

  • Authors
  • Bonnie Burstow

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Bonnie Burstow
    Pages 143-165
  3. Bonnie Burstow
    Pages 201-227
  4. Bonnie Burstow
    Pages 229-264
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 265-302

About this book

Introduction

Based on extensive research, this book is a fundamental critique of psychiatry that examines the foundations of psychiatry, refutes its basic tenets, and traces the workings of the industry through medical research and in-depth interviews.

Keywords

Psychiatry antipsychiatry critical disability mad psychopharmacy electroshock social commons lobotomy eugenics institutional ethnography critical discourse analysis feminism utopia mental illness diagnoses DSM Szasz Foucault evolution psychiatry

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