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Download e-book for iPad: Mental Illness and the Body: Beyond Diagnosis by Louise Phillips

By Louise Phillips

ISBN-10: 041538320X

ISBN-13: 9780415383202

ISBN-10: 0415383218

ISBN-13: 9780415383219

Using actual lifestyles case stories of individuals experiencing psychological ailment, this booklet identifies how physically presentation of sufferers may possibly mirror definite features in their ‘lived experience’.


With connection with a variety of theoretical views together with philosophy, psychoanalysis, feminism and sociology, Mental affliction and the Body explores the ways that figuring out ‘lived adventure’ may well usefully be utilized to psychological well-being perform. Key gains include:



  • an review of the background of British psychiatry together with remedies

  • an research of feminism and how its insights were utilized to figuring out women's psychological healthiness and affliction

  • in-depth interviews with 4 sufferers clinically determined with psychological disease

  • an define of Freudian and post-Freudian views at the physique and their relevance to present psychological future health perform.

Mental sickness and the Body is vital interpreting for psychological wellbeing and fitness practitioners, allied pros and an individual with an curiosity within the physique and psychological disease.

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