Disability Mental Illness Presentation

They have only to be kept in that state and treated

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Unformatted text preview: général de Paris) Drapetomania “Or the disease causing Negros to run away” “If any one or more of them, at any 9me, are inclined to raise their heads to a level with their master or overseer, humanity and their own good requires that they should be punished un9l they fall into that submissive state which was intended for them to occupy. They have only to be kept in that state, and treated like children to prevent and cure them from running away.” (Cited,Chorover, From Genesis to Genocide, 1974: 150). DSM – DiagnosDc and StaDsDcal Manual Why are western psychiatric categories g...
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