Understanding Mental Health: A critical realist exploration

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Routledge, Aug 27, 2014 - Social Science - 172 pages

David Pilgrim PhD is Professor of Health & Social Policy in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool.

 

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Contents

1 Psychiatric crises and the crisis of psychiatry
1
2 Misery in context
18
3 Madness in context
39
4 Incorrigible egocentricity in context
57
5 People pharmaceuticals and politicians
77
6 Wellbeing
102
7 Overview and implications
129
Bibliography
147
Index
167
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David Pilgrim PhD is Professor of Health & Social Policy in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool.

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