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copertina di Liberatory Psychiatry - Philosophy, Politics and Mental Health

Liberatory Psychiatry - Philosophy, Politics and Mental Health

di Cohen - Timimi  • 2008  • dettagli prodotto

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In recent years, dramatic transformations in social and political structures worldwide have increased the problems of domination, alienation, consumerism, class, gender, religion, race and ethnicity. This book confronts the psychological impact of these changes, and explores new ideas to help develop the liberatory potential of psychiatry.Table of Contents Introduction. Carl I. Cohen and Sami B. Timimi1. Working towards a liberatory psychiatry? Radicalizing the science of human psychology and behaviour Carl I. Cohen2. Power, freedom and mental health: a postpsychiatry perspective Philip Thomas and Pat Bracken3. Challenging risk: a critique of defensive practice Duncan Double4. Democracy in psychiatry: or why psychiatry needs a new constitution Bradley Lewis5. German critical psychology as emancipatory psychology Charles W. Tolman6. Psychopolitical validity in the helping professions: applications to research, interventions, case conceptualization and therapy Isaac Prilleltensky, Ora Prilleltensky and Courte W. Voorhees7. Class exploitation and psychiatric disorders: from status syndrome to capitalist syndrome Carles Muntaner, Haejoo Chung, Carme Borrell and Joan Benach8. Ecological. Individual. Ecological? Moving public health psychiatry into a new era Kwame McKenzie9. Children's mental health and the global market: an ecological analysis Sami B. Timimi10. Postcolonial psychiatry: the Empire strikes back? Or, the untapped promise of multiculturalism Begum Maitra11. A new psychiatry for a new world: postcolonialism, postmodernism, and the integration of premodern thought into psychiatry Amjad Hindi, Ramotse Saunders and Ipsit Vahia12. Neoliberalism and biopsychiatry: a marriage of convenience Joanna Moncrieff13. Psychoanalysis and social change: the Latin American experience Astrid Rusquellas14. A new psychiatry? Carl I. Cohen, Sami B. Timimi and Kenneth S. Thompson.


ISBN: 9780521689816

Titolo: Liberatory Psychiatry - Philosophy, Politics and Mental Health


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2008

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 17x24 cm

Pagine: 306