Creating Mental Illness - Horwitz, Allan V
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In this surprising book, Allan V. Horwitz argues that our current conceptions of mental illness as a disease fit only a small number of serious psychological conditions and that most conditions currently regarded as mental illness are cultural constructions, normal reactions to stressful social circumstances, or simply forms of deviant behavior. "Thought-provoking and important. . .Drawing on and consolidating the ideas of a range of authors, Horwitz challenges the existing use of the term mental illness and the ...

Creating Mental Illness 2003, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226353821

2nd 2001, 2003 edition

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Creating Mental Illness 2002, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226353814