Body-Subjects and Disordered Minds: Treating the Whole Person in Psychiatry

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How should we deal with mental disorder - as an "illness" like diabetes or bronchitis, as a "problem in living," or what? This book seeks to answer such questions by going to their roots, in philosophical questions about the nature of the human mind, the ways in which it can be understood, and about the nature and aims of scientific medicine. The controversy over the nature of mental disorder and the appropriateness of the "medical model" is not just an abstract theoretical debate: it has a bearing on very practical issues ...

Body-Subjects and Disordered Minds: Treating the Whole Person in Psychiatry 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198566441

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Body-Subjects and Disordered Minds: Treating the 'Whole' Person in Psychiatry 2007, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198566434

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