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Law, liberty, and psychiatry

Thomas Stephen Szasz

Law, liberty, and psychiatry

an inquiry into the social uses of mental health practices.

by Thomas Stephen Szasz

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insanity (Law) -- Jurisprudence -- United States.,
  • Criminal liability -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 256-265.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14547468M

    Law, Liberty and Psychiatry is an irresponsible, reprehensible, and danger-ous book. It is irresponsible and reprehensible because the author must surely know better. It is dangerous because its author is clever, brilliant, and articu-late--the book reads well and could be most convincing to the intelligent, but uncritical reader. Dr. Law & Liberty February 4, Other Culture & Society. Hubris is an occupational hazard of politicians, but it is not completely unknown in the medical profession. Dr. Bandy Lee, a professor of psychiatry at Yale, edited a multi-author book titled.

    Law and Psychiatry WILLIAM , MD, MPH Dr. Reid is a forensic psychiatrist in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, and a past president of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. His most recent book,The Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, 3rd Edition, will soon be followed by Legal Issues for Psychotherapists. The present book has two major aims: first, to present a critical inquiry into the current social, and especially legal, uses of psychiatry; second, to offer a reasoned dissent from what I consider the theory and practice of false psychiatric liberalism.3/5(3).

    Welcome to the Law and Psychiatry Division Website. I invite you to use this site to explore forensic psychiatry and psychology and to learn about our program at Yale. It is a good book. Accolades to Dr. Simon.—American Journal of Psychiatry. Overall, this informative book (and series of volumes edited by Simon) will provide a good, broad-spectrum education and add to the sophistication of the psychiatric reader concerning the trends in the law and its oft-dubious rationale.—Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.


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