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Cruel Compassion : Psychiatric Control of Society's Unwanted - 94 edition

Cruel Compassion : Psychiatric Control of Society`s Unwanted (ISBN10: 047101012X; ISBN13: 9780471010128)
ISBN13: 978-0471010128
ISBN10: 047101012X

Summary: The renowned gadfly of psychiatry examines the growing practice of coercing individuals (especially adults economically dependent on others) allegedly in their own best interest. Demonstrates how moral man has been replaced by mental patient in modern society, how sin has been converted to mental illness as a way of controlling undesirables. Deals with psychiatry as a social control medium, how it disposes of those persons unwanted by society, and presents a compelli moreng argument for limiting coercive powers of psychiatry to take away people's personal freedom. less

Edition/Copyright: 94
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 03/01/1994
International: No

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