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The myth of mental illness: : foundations of a theory of personal conduct,, by Thomas S. Szasz

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The myth of mental illness: : foundations of a theory of personal conduct,
Title
The myth of mental illness:
Title remainder
foundations of a theory of personal conduct,
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas S. Szasz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author believes that what is nowadays accepted as mental illness is whatever psychiatrists say it is - and that psychiatry has, with increasing zeal, defined more and more kinds of behavior as mental illness. What is termed mental illness is in fact behavior disapproved of by the speaker
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Szasz, Thomas
Dewey number
616.8/9/07
Index
index present
LC call number
RC437.5
LC item number
.S9 1974
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WM 100
NLM item number
S996m 1974
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental illness
  • Hysteria
  • Ethics
  • Hysteria
  • Mental Disorders
  • Maladies mentales
  • Hystérie
  • Psychiatrie
  • Hysteria
  • Mental illness
  • Psychiatry
  • Hysteria
  • Mental illness
  • Psychiatry
Label
The myth of mental illness: : foundations of a theory of personal conduct,, by Thomas S. Szasz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-292)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Myth of Mental Illness -- Growth and Structure of the Myth -- Charcot and the Problem of Hysteria -- Illness and Counterfeit Illness -- The Social Context of Medical Practice -- Hysteria: An Example of the Myth -- Breuer and Freud's Studies on Hysteria -- Hysteria and Psychosomatic Medicine -- Contemporary Views of Hysteria and Mental Illness -- Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct -- Semiotical Analysis of Behavior -- Language and Protolanguage -- Hysteria as Communication -- Rule-Following Analysis of Behavior -- The Rule-Following Model of Human Behavior -- The Ethics of Helplessness and Helpfulness -- Theology, Witchcraft, and Hysteria -- Game-Model Analysis of Behavior -- The Game-Playing Model of Human Behavior -- Hysteria as a Game -- Impersonation and Illness -- The Ethics of Psychiatry
Control code
ocm00904183
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xvi, 297 pages
Isbn
9780060141967
Lccn
73014296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00904183
  • (OCoLC)00904183
Label
The myth of mental illness: : foundations of a theory of personal conduct,, by Thomas S. Szasz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-292)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Myth of Mental Illness -- Growth and Structure of the Myth -- Charcot and the Problem of Hysteria -- Illness and Counterfeit Illness -- The Social Context of Medical Practice -- Hysteria: An Example of the Myth -- Breuer and Freud's Studies on Hysteria -- Hysteria and Psychosomatic Medicine -- Contemporary Views of Hysteria and Mental Illness -- Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct -- Semiotical Analysis of Behavior -- Language and Protolanguage -- Hysteria as Communication -- Rule-Following Analysis of Behavior -- The Rule-Following Model of Human Behavior -- The Ethics of Helplessness and Helpfulness -- Theology, Witchcraft, and Hysteria -- Game-Model Analysis of Behavior -- The Game-Playing Model of Human Behavior -- Hysteria as a Game -- Impersonation and Illness -- The Ethics of Psychiatry
Control code
ocm00904183
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xvi, 297 pages
Isbn
9780060141967
Lccn
73014296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00904183
  • (OCoLC)00904183

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