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Thomas Szasz and Social Work as Social Control

I maintain an immense level of respect, admiration, and interest in the life and work of Dr. Thomas Szasz. I discovered him for the first time over six years ago in my Introduction to Psychology course at… 1,855 more words

Mental Health

Discuss: If critical psychiatrists had scientifically valid and convincing arguments, psychiatrists would agree with their position

(Discussion initiated by Patrick Allen)

Critical psychiatrists make – at least – four claims:

  •  Psychotropic drugs are harmful.
  • Mental health conditions are problems in living a la Thomas Szasz: they are not illnesses.
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Philosophy