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

ISBN-10: 0815604610
ISBN-13: 9780815604617
Edition: 1997 (Reprint)
Authors: Thomas Szasz
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 426
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Preface
Preface to the Original Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Society's Internal Enemies and Protectors
The Malefactor Identified
The Malefactor Authenticated
The Defense of the Dominant Ethic
The Witch as Mental Patient
The Witch as Healer
The Witch as Scapegoat
The Myths of Witchcraft and Mental Illness
The New Manufacturer - Benjamin Rush, the Father of American Psychiatry
The Product Conversion - from Heresy to Illness
The New Product - Masturbatory Insanity
The Manufacture of Medical Stigma
The Model Psychiatric Scapegoat - the Homosexual
The Expulsion of Evil
The Struggle for Self-Esteem
Epilogue: "The Painted Bird"
A Synoptic History of Persecutions for Witchcraft and Mental Illness
References
Bibliography
Index

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