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Religion

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter analyzes the relationship between religion and psychiatry. It addresses a number of principle questions regarding this issue: How can we tell the difference between religious experience ... More


The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book explores the inter-disciplinary field of the philosophy of psychiatry. The contributors define this exciting field and highlight the philosophical assumptions and issues that underlie ... More


The Problems of Liberty and Property

Akihito Suzuki

in Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245808
eISBN:
9780520932210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245808.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter turns to the ideological aspects of psychiatric practice and investigates the patterns of psychiatrists' conceptualization of their role vis-à-vis families' concerns about the protection ... More


The Politics of Rationality: Psychiatric Survivors’ Challenge to Psychiatry

E. Gabriella Coleman

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines one of the most striking political countercurrents to the biomedicalization of mental health: the psychiatric survivor movement, also known as “mad liberation.” It considers ... More


Gender

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues for an acknowledgment of (and a resolve to understand better the central place of) gender in psychiatric practice, emphasizing that gender differences are partly marked and ... More


Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good?

Richard P. Bentall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791486
eISBN:
9780814739143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791486.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Toward the end of the twentieth century, the solution to mental illness seemed to be found. It lay in biological solutions, focusing on mental illness as a problem of the brain, to be managed or ... More


5-Hydroxytryptamine in Psychiatry: A Spectrum of Ideas

Merton Sandler, Alec Coppen, and Sara Harnett (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192620118
eISBN:
9780191724725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192620118.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The field of research in 5-hydroxytryptamine has exploded into furious activity over the past decade and nowhere have the implications been more far reaching than in psychiatry. Thanks largely to the ... More


Decolonizing Disciplinary Methods

Jane Anna Gordon

in Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254811
eISBN:
9780823260881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254811.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Like Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Frantz Fanon challenged the way that authoritative reason and disciplinary methods had contributed to the advance and normalization of colonial relations. Unlike Rousseau, ... More


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