Many Forms of Madness: A Family's Struggle with Mental Illness and the Mental Health System

Many Forms of Madness: A Family's Struggle with Mental Illness and the Mental Health System

by Rosemary Radford Ruether, David Ruether

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ISBN-13: 9780800696511
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 12/03/2009
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

1 David's Life and Hard and (Sometimes) Good Times 7

2 Symptoms of What? Official Symptoms and David's Experiences 43

3 Causes of Schizophrenia: Mind, Body, or Both Together? 69

4 Treating Persons with Mental Illness: Why Such Poor Treatment? 103

5 Living Arrangements: Recovery or Maintenance? 137

6 What Would We Do if We Really Cared? 163

Notes 191

Index 199

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