Creating Mental Illness (Hardback)
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Creating Mental Illness (Hardback)

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Hardback 294 Pages / Published: 10/05/2002
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In this critique of modern psychiatry, Allan V. Horwitz examines conceptions of mental illness as a disease. Presenting case studies in maladies, he examines the major causes and treatments of mental illness, paying special attention to the use of pharmaceuticals.

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226353814
Number of pages: 294
Weight: 548 g
Dimensions: 233 x 158 x 22 mm
Edition: 2nd 2001, 2003 ed.


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"This is a must-read book. . . . The content is superb. It is filled with insights into the social, historical, and economic forces responsible for the overmedicalization of human unhappiness and distress."
--George Graham "Metapsychology "

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