Princeton University Library Catalog

Creating mental illness / Allan V. Horwitz.

Author:
Horwitz, Allan V. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Description:
xi, 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: The Proliferation of Mental Illnesses -- 1. A Concept of Mental Disorder -- 2. The Expansion of Mental Illnesses in Dynamic Psychiatry -- 3. The Emergence of Diagnostic Psychiatry -- 4. The Extension of Mental Illnesses into the Community -- 5. The Structuring of Mental Disorders -- 6. The Biological Foundations of Diagnostic Psychiatry -- 7. Social Causes of Distress -- 8. Diagnostic Psychiatry and Therapy -- Conclusion: Mental Illnesses as Social Constructions.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0226353818 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2001027897
OCLC:
46937499
RCP:
C - S