TITLE

Developing Real Alternatives to Medical Models

AUTHOR(S)
Boyle, Mary
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Fall2006, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Many challenges to medical models of emotional distress are all too easily assimilated into a medical model and thus lose part of their power. This article suggests some necessary characteristics of challenges that would be much less easy to assimilate, and illustrates these in detail through an analysis of auditory hallucinations or voice hearing.
ACCESSION #
25121049

 

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