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Humanizing madness : psychiatry and the cognitive neurosciences

Author: Niall McLaren
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Future Psychiatry Press ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by Baker & Taylor, Ingram Book Group, Quality Books, ©2007.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Niall McLaren
ISBN: 9781932690408 1932690409 9781932690392 1932690395
OCLC Number: 123332160
Notes: "An application of the philosophy of science to psychiatry."
Description: xiii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Brain disease, mental disease, and the limits to biological psychiatry --
Behaviorism from the psychiatric perspective --
Mentalism in psychiatry: psychoanalysis and cognitive psychology --
Classic dualism: selves and brains --
The concept of an eclectic psychiatry --
The biopsychosocial model in psychiatry --
The categorical system of diagnosis: personality disorder --
When does self-deception become culpable? --
Functionalism and the nature of control in human behavior --
Dualism --
The effable and the ineffable: property dualism and self-control --
Interactive dualism as a partial solution to the mind-brain problem --
Personality disorder --
Anxiety --
Depression --
Psychosis --
Other myths in psychiatry.
Responsibility: by Niall McLaren.
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A Ground Breaking Work, But Not For Beginners.....

by crazypsychobooklover (WorldCat user published 2009-10-08) Excellent Permalink

There seem to be as many schools of thought on psychiatry as there are individuals in the practice of psychiatry.  This excellent work by Niall McLaren M.D. takes a comprehensive and concise look at the major theories of the practice of psychiatry. 

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