The Myth of Mental Illness

The Myth of Mental Illness : Foundations of a Theory of Personal Contact

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“The landmark book that argued that psychiatry consistently expands its definition of mental illness to impose its authority over moral and cultural conflict.” — New York Times

“Controversial and influential . . . an iconoclastic work.” — Joyce Carol Oates, New York Times Book Review

A 50th Anniversary Edition of Thomas Szasz’s famous, influential critique of the field of psychiatry, with a new preface on the age of Prozac, Ritalin, and the rise of designer drugs.
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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 134.62 x 198.12 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • tables, bibliography, index
  • 0060911514
  • 9780060911515
  • 718,129

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