March 19 - crime prostitution insanity

March 19 - crime prostitution insanity - march 19th, 2008...

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march 19 th , 2008 INSANITY On being sane in insane places- Rosenhan “if sanity and insanity exist, how shall we know them? People really do experience psychological sufferings Cultural definitions of insanity Psychological diagnosis- characteristics, DSMIV, treatment What’s good with this, what’s bad with this? (having a DSMIV) o It’s a standard, but everyone’s different Do the salient characteristics that lead to diagnosis reside in the person or the context? Or both? march 26 th 2008 INSANITY con’t So I showed up 10 minutes late and nothing had yet happened… after that at least another 10 minutes were spent discussing nothing of any importance. She tells stories of all the awesome thing she has done in life with insane people and/or criminals This is a discussion about labeling theory-most closely associated with howie becker Why are some people or acts called deviant? o
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