“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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A classic work that has revolutionized thinking throughout the Western world about the nature of the psychiatric profession and the moral implications of its practices. "Bold and often brilliant."--ScienceAbout the Author:
Thomas S. Szasz, M.D., is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the State University of New York in Syracuse, where he has taught since 1956.
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Book Description HarpPeren, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0060911514
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