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Sanity, Madness and the Family

Laing, R.D.; Esterson, A.
Publisher:  Pelican
Year Published:  1970   First Published:  1964
Pages:  282pp  
Resource Type:  Book

Laing and Esterson throw doubt on the view that schizophrenia is an illness with specific symptoms and its own pathology; they suggest rather than madness may largely be a social creation and its symptoms no more than the tortured ruses of a person struggled to live in an unlivable situation.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Preface to Second Edition

Introduction

FAMILIES
1. The Abbotts
2. The Blairs
3.The Churches
4. The Danzigs
5. The Edens
6. The Fields
7. The Golds
8. The Heads
9. The Irwins
10. The Kings
11. The Lawsons

Appendix

Index

Topics





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