Deviance and Mental Illness (SAGE Annual Review of Deviance)
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc (May 1, 1982)
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Scholars from several disciplines discuss how mental illness is identified, its official and unofficial status, the role of the patient in treatment, the structure and nature of psychiatry, and alternatives to its treatment and explanations, the stereotypes of mental illness, even the question of whether it exists other than as a label.