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The Political Economy of Social Psychiatry:

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ISBN-10: 3836466090

ISBN-13: 9783836466097

Edition: 2008

Authors: Vincentas Giedraitis

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Is social psychiatry at a tipping point, acknowledging that many normal types of behavior are being over-medicalized? What notions of enchantment can we glean from Max Weber's social thought as they relate to our modern, rational, bureaucratic world? Giedraitis explores these issues using the German economist and sociologist Max Weber's theories of rationalization and disenchantment, and connects them to the dangers of bureaucratizing mental health. Giedraitis conducts an innovative study using psychotherapists as respondents to measure varying degrees of “rational” thought in their clients, thereby indirectly measuring Weberian rational thought as related to certain types of depression.…    
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List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Vdm Verlag Dr Mueller E K
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Language: English