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Social life becomes a giving and receiving of therapy: medical, psychiatric,
pedagogic, or geriatric. Claiming access to treatment becomes a political duty,
and medical certification a powerful device for social control. With the
development of ...
The more convincing the diagnosis, the more valuable the therapy appears to be,
the easier it is to convince people that they need both, and the less likely they are
to rebel against industrial growth. Unionized workers demand the most costly ...
The behavioral therapy used on convicts in the United States98 and the Soviet
Union's incarceration of political adversaries in mental hospitals99 indicate the
direction in which the integration of therapeutic professions might lead: an ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Medicalization of Life
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