Journals Higher Education

$62.95

Paperback

15 April 2008

334 Pages | 2 figs.

ISBN: 9780198565925


Bookseller Code (05)

What is Mental Disorder?

An essay in philosophy, science, and values

Derek Bolton

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • A timely appraisal of how we diagnose, define, and treat mental disorder, written by a leading figure in the philosophy and psychiatry movement
  • Challenges many of our assumptions surrounding mental disorder in a short and accessible review
  • Considers the problems implicit in viewing mental disorder according to medical or scientific norms
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