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Schizophrenia: a critical psychiatry perspective

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ubolt

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"The terms 'illness' and 'disease' have well developed meanings and implications, which may not be useful to apply to troubled states of minds...The assumption that mental disorders represent disease entities draws down the specific arrangement of the sick role onto sufferer and helper alike...Modern societies have become dependent on using a medical framework to manage the problems arising from irrational and disturbing behaviour, but other arrangements are possible. Abandoning the concept of schizophrenia, and the disease theory embedded within it, would enable society to develop an approach that was more honest, fairer and more transparent."

...20 years time?
 
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