By Nick Crossley
Resistance and social hobbies in psychological health and wellbeing were very important in shaping present perform in either psychological wellbeing and fitness and psychiatry. Contesting Psychiatry, focusing mostly at the united kingdom, examines the background of resistance to psychiatry among 1950 and 2000. development at the author’s huge learn, the booklet offers an empirical account and exploration of the foremost positive aspects including:
- an account of the major social activities and organisations who've contested psychiatry over the past fifty years
- the theorization of resistance to psychiatry which would follow to different nationwide contexts and to social move formation and protest in different clinical arenas
- the exploration of theories of strength in psychiatry.
Original and provocative in its approach, this book offers a brand new sociological viewpoint on psychiatry.
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