Thomas Szasz

Thomas Szasz - Thomas Szasz Myth of mental madness Disease...

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Thomas Szasz Myth of mental madness Disease must be found on the autopsy table and meet pathological definition Separation of psychiatry and the state State should not have ability to interfere in mental health practices between consenting adults Presumption of competence Mental Incompetence should be assessed by purely legal and judicial means Death Control Individuals should be able to choose when to die without interference from medicine of the state Abolition of the insanity defense Testimony about the mental competence of a defendant should not be admissible in trial Abolition of involuntary hospitalization No person should be deprived of liberty for what is said to be his own good Right to drugs Drug addiction is not a disease to be cured through legal drugs Manufacture of madness Kay Jameson Bipolar has and studies Manic-depressive illness-bestselling book Exuberance: The Passion for Life-written after she controlled her bipolar disorder Touched With Fire: Manic depressive illness and the artistic temperament
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