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IN CONTEXT

APPROACH

Anti-psychiatry

BEFORE

1960 In The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness, R.D. Laing emphasizes the family as a source of mental illness.

1961 Psychologists E. Zigler and L. Phillips demonstrate huge overlaps in the symptoms of different categories of psychiatric disorder.

1961 Hungarian-American psychiatrist Thomas Szasz publishes the controversial The Myth of Mental Illness.

1967 British psychiatrist David Cooper defines the anti-psychiatry movement in Psychiatry and Anti-Psychiatry.

AFTER

2008 Thomas Szasz publishes Psychiatry: The Science of Lies.

During the 1960s, psychiatry faced a vocal challenge to its fundamental ...

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