Madness, Heresy, And The Rumor of Angels; The Revolt against the Mental Health System

Madness, Heresy, And The Rumor of Angels; The Revolt against the Mental Health System

by Seth Farber
     
 

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This is a collection of seven true stories of individuals insulted and injured by the mental health system, individuals who then fought back, broke free, and rebuilt their lives. Madness, Heresy, and the Rumor of Angels is a work in the tradition of Thomas Szasz, R. D. Laing, and Erving Goffman, a challenge to the delusional belief-system known as psychiatry, and a

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This is a collection of seven true stories of individuals insulted and injured by the mental health system, individuals who then fought back, broke free, and rebuilt their lives. Madness, Heresy, and the Rumor of Angels is a work in the tradition of Thomas Szasz, R. D. Laing, and Erving Goffman, a challenge to the delusional belief-system known as psychiatry, and a protest against its appalling crimes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812692006
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 6.66(h) x 0.23(d)

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Kurt Vonnegut
Seth Farber's book tells us of seven nightmares, in which people who are unhappy for good reasons are declared lunatics for being unhappy and are locked up and given drugs which destroy their ability to solve their problems.

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