Recovery from Schizophrenia: Psychiatry and Political Economy

Recovery from Schizophrenia: Psychiatry and Political Economy by Richard Warner

Title: Recovery from Schizophrenia: Psychiatry and Political Economy
Author: Richard Warner
ISBN10: 0415092604
ISBN13: 978-0415092609
Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (September 2, 1994)
Language: English
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Size PDF: 1269 kb
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Pages: 384 pages
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Recovery from Schizophrenia: Psychiatry and Political Economy by Richard Warner


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The first edition of Recovery of Schizophrenia was acclaimed on publication as a work of major importance. It demonstrated convincingly, but controversially, how political, economic and labour market forces shape social responses to the mentally ill, mould psychiatric treatment philosophy, and influence the onset and course of one of the most common forms of mental illness. In this revised and fully updated edition, Dr Warner examines the changes in approach to schizophrenia since publication of his original book and analyses new research to answer the question: `Are they advances or not?'