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Measuring Mental Disorders

Psychiatry, Science and Society

  • 1st Edition - November 21, 2018
  • Editor: Philippe Le Moigne
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 7 8 5 4 8 - 3 0 5 - 9
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 7 2 5 2 - 0

This book is a collective work draws on the perspective of social sciences, mobilizing perspectives from the sociology of science, the history of psychiatry, medical ethnography an… Read more

Measuring Mental Disorders

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This book is a collective work draws on the perspective of social sciences, mobilizing perspectives from the sociology of science, the history of psychiatry, medical ethnography and public policy analysis. This initiative, which has no precedent in social sciences, is surrounded by an original, if not apparently paradoxical statement: considering that the deployment of these processes, strictly formal and depersonalized, is justified in becoming the rule in a society known as "individuals".