Friday, June 17, 2005

You'd have to be crazy: Mental illness is the new normal

Jacob Sullum has a new column in which he ridicules the aforementioned survey revealing the ubiquity of "mental illness."

As the psychiatric iconoclast Thomas Szasz has been arguing for many years, mental illness is a literalized metaphor that conceals more than it reveals.


At 2:52 PM, Blogger Sheldon Richman said...

It is articles like this that won Sullum the Thomas Szasz Award for Outstanding Contributions to Civil Liberties.


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