Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement Thomas Szasz

Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement

Author: Thomas Szasz
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Book Title
Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement
Author
Thomas Szasz
ISBN
9780815604617
In this seminal work, Dr. Szasz examines the similarities between the Inquisition and institutional psychiatry. His purpose is to show "that the belief in mental illness and the social actions to which it leads have the same moral implications and political consequences as had the belief in witchcraft and the social actions to which it led."Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Thomas SzaszPublisher: Syracuse University Publications in ContinuinPublished: 04/01/1997ISBN: 9780815604617Pages: 406Weight: 1.03lbsSize: 8.04h x 5.62w x 0.90d

In this seminal work, Dr. Szasz examines the similarities between the Inquisition and institutional psychiatry. His purpose is to show "that the belief in mental illness and the social actions to which it leads have the same moral implications and political consequences as had the belief in witchcraft and the social actions to which it led."



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Thomas Szasz
Publisher: Syracuse University Publications in Continuin
Published: 04/01/1997
ISBN: 9780815604617
Pages: 406
Weight: 1.03lbs
Size: 8.04h x 5.62w x 0.90d

In this seminal work, Dr. Szasz examines the similarities between the Inquisition and institutional psychiatry. His purpose is to show "that the belief in mental illness and the social actions to which it leads have the same moral implications and political consequences as had the belief in witchcraft and the social actions to which it led."



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Thomas Szasz
Publisher: Syracuse University Publications in Continuin
Published: 04/01/1997
ISBN: 9780815604617
Pages: 406
Weight: 1.03lbs
Size: 8.04h x 5.62w x 0.90d