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The SAGE Handbook of Mental Health and Illness is a landmark volume, which integrates the conceptual, empirical, and evidence-based threads of mental health as an area of study, research, and practice. It approaches mental health from two perspectives - firstly as a positive state of well-being and personal and social functioning and secondly as psychological difference or abnormality in its social context.

Biological Explanations for and Responses to Madness1
Biological explanations for and responses to madness1
PhilipThomas

Schizophrenia is an idea whose very essence is equivocal, a nosological category without natural boundaries, a barren hypothesis. Such a blurred concept is not a valid object of scientific enquiry … it is a cloak for ignorance and exposes psychiatry to ...

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