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Psychiatry and Anti-Psychiatry

Cooper, David
Publisher:  Tavistock Publications, London, United Kingdom
Year Published:  1970   First Published:  1967
Pages:  140pp  
Resource Type:  Book

Cooper argues that mainstream psychiatry has developed techniques that are largely irrelevant to the human situation. He proposes a radical social re-evaluation of the whole concept of 'madness' and outlines a new approach to the psychological problems of personal relationships.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

1. Violence and psychiatry
2. Families and schizophrenia
3. Studying one family
4. The invalid, his family, and the ward
5. Villa 21 - an experiment in anti-psychiatry
6. Furthermore

Appendix: The question of results: an ironic addendum

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