Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 September 2007

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780199228713

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Essential Philosophy of Psychiatry

Tim Thornton

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • A primer in the burgeoning field of philosophy and psychiatry, laying out the essentials for those new to the area in clear, accessible language
  • Written by a leading figure in the field, and co-author of the Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry
  • Provides an overview of the key themes concerning the role values, meanings, and scientific facts play in psychiatric diagnosis enabling the reader to form an understanding of this growing field
  • Contains a philosophical glossary to assist the reader unfamiliar with this area, along with guides to further reading to enhance their understanding

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