The Thaw: Reclaiming the Person for Psychiatry


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Paul Genova's finely crafted essays, which proffer a humanistic and humanizing vision of psychiatry in the face of his profession's preoccupation with target symptoms, "correct" thinking, and medication, have won him a wide and appreciative readership in the pages of Psychiatric Times. This expanded edition of The Thaw, the first collection of his writings, adds seven of Genova's recent pieces, along with one older one, his elegiac "Is American Psychiatry Terminally Ill?" of 1993, to the original collection. An eloquent ...

The Thaw: Reclaiming the Person for Psychiatry 2002, Analytic Press

ISBN-13: 9780881633801

2nd Revised and Expanded edition

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