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Suicide Prohibition: The Shame of Medicine

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Thomas Szasz (emeritus, psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical U.) is known for his theories on the myth of mental illness and is recognized as the leading critic of the coercive interventions employed by the psychiatric establishment. Here, he argues that suicide is a basic human right and that the medical and psychiatric industry should not try to prevent it. He critiques contemporary anti-suicide policies and claims that suicide should not be managed as a medical problem or a disease. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN:
9780815609902
Author:
Szasz, Thomas
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Subject:
Sociology-Suicide
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Suicide
History and Social Science » Sociology » Suicide
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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