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Unformatted text preview: weird. 3. Think about Szasz’s contention that if mental illness is a psycho-social and ethical problem and a deviance from the “norm” then how should it be treated? From a medical perspective and with medication? Some people believe in certain things because it is a part of what they grew up with learning, and they don’t know different. Who is the one who should judge what is right and what is wrong. We were also raised with an influenced belief. To them this looks insane. 4. What does Szasz discuss about ethics and psychiatry? He talks about ethics and psychiatry because they go off each other. Who should define what is sane and what is insane. Ethics depend on what you were taught, not always a mental illness....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course EDUC 192A taught by Professor Stephen during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '08