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The politics of mental illness

Jan Pols

The politics of mental illness

myth and power in the work of Thomas S. Szasz

by Jan Pols

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Published by PPPK Publishing House] in [Amstelveen .
Written in English


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Met bibliogr., lit. opg.

Statementby Jan Pols ; transl. form the Dutch by Mira de Vries, in collab. with the author
ContributionsVries, Mira de
The Physical Object
Pagination1 cd-rom. :
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Open LibraryOL25550338M
ISBN 109080513644
ISBN 109789080513648
OCLC/WorldCa520590308

The Politics of Mental Health. Authors; Ragnhild Banton; Paul Clifford; Stephen Frosh; Julian Lousada; Joanna Rosenthall; Textbook. 20 Citations; 18 Downloads; Part of the Critical Texts in Social Work and the Welfare State book series (CTSWWS) Chapters Table of contents (8 chapters) About About this book; Table of contents. Search within book.   Politics and the impact of mental illness stigma is a topic that has intrigued me for a number of years, and the discussion of politicians experiencing mental illness stigma raises a number of important points and questions. There are many politicians who certainly do have a mental illness, but you will never know about it, especially if it is a highly stigmatized mental illness such as.

Politics of mental health legislation. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Unsworth, Clive. Politics of mental health legislation. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Politics of mental health. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Macmillan ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Distributed in the.

  The course introduces mental illness, provides an overview of resources for at-risk students, and debunks cultural and gender misperceptions (“mental health is a character flaw” or “only. Not the taboo subject it once was, mental illness offers rich territory to explore in books for kids and teens. Stories chronicling the struggles of young people and their friends, siblings, or parents who suffer from anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), agoraphobia, an eating disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, hypochondria, and other illnesses make for engrossing.


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