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According to this book, The Brain and all diseases attributed and labelled as "mental" are nothing more than a result of the genetic neurological system inherited from inception. Each person's neurological make-up is determined at birth, and affected by outside stimuli as the body develops. Book is easy to understand and may be helpful in identifying neurologic diseases historically treated as abnormal "mental" behavior....
The Myth of Mental Illness: Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct (Paperback)
50th Anniversary Edition With a New Preface and Two Bonus Essays
The most influential critique of psychiatry ever written, Thomas Szasz's classic book revolutionized thinking about the nature of the psychiatric profession and the moral implications of its practices. By diagnosing unwanted behavior as mental illness, psychiatrists, Szasz argues, absolve individuals of responsibility for their actions and instead blame their alleged illness. He also critiques Freudian psychology as a pseudoscience and warns against the dangerous overreach of psychiatry into all aspects of modern life.
|Genre||PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / General|
|Publisher Date||2010-02-23 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.6 lb|
|Subtitle||Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct|
|Audience||Professional and scholarly|
|Authors||Szasz, Thomas Stephen|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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