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The Lying Truths of Psychiatry

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07/30/2014Thomas S. Szasz

Of all the lying truths popular today, one of the most important is surely the mendacity inherent in the term "mental illness." In addition to asserting a falsehood concealed as a truth, this term also generates and justifies a host of related mendacious propositions and deceitful practices.

Volume 3, Number 2 (1979)

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Szasz, Thomas S. "The Lying Truths of Psychiatry." Journal of Libertarian Studies 3, No.2 (1979): 121-139.