The Philosophy of Mental Illness

Mar 11, 2012 by

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We are all familiar with the mainstream philosophy of mental illness because we are all aware of the current methods of treating it. We have drugs for depression; drugs for psychosis; drugs for anxiety and so on. Issuing prescriptions for drugs to treat mental illness is a demonstration of a mental health philosophy that views mental disorders as disorders of the brain. This philosophy has roots both in capitalism and materialism.

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