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Psychiatry and Its Discontents - Scull, Andrew
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"Psychiatry and Its Discontents provides a wide-ranging and critical perspective on the psychiatric enterprise. The book's historical sweep is broad, ranging from the age of the asylum to the rise of psychopharmacology and the dubious triumphs of "community care." Freud and Foucault, Christian Science and Scientology, psychosurgery and modern drug treatments, trauma and the effects of war on the human psyche, the siren song of neuroscience, and the predicaments confronting the profession at the dawn of the new millennium ...

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Psychiatry and Its Discontents 2021, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520383135

Trade paperback

Psychiatry and Its Discontents 2019, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520305496

Hardcover