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Law, Liberty, and Psychiatry: An Inquiry Into the Social Uses of Mental Health Practices

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Law, Liberty, and Psychiatry: An Inquiry Into the Social Uses of Mental Health Practices

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Dr. Thomas Szasz on the shortcomings of commitment procedures, and the inadequacies of protections afforded patients in psychiatric institutions. He alerts us to the existing and potential abuses of human rights in mental health programs and procedures.

ISBN: 9780815602422

ISBN-10: 9780815602422

Publisher: Syracuse University Publications in Continuin

Publication Date: 12/01/1989 - 12:00am

On Sale: 12/01/1989 - 12:00am

Pages: 304

Language: English

Categories

Civil Procedure

Psychiatry - General