Thomas Szasz

Mental Illness as Brain Disease: a Brief History Lesson

Psychiatrist Thomas Szasz was (and is) sometimes wrongly accused of denying that mental illnesses exist. However, what he actually said is that many (not all) instances of mental illness are the consequence of attempts to confront and tackle the problem…
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“It’s Not Just a Chemical Imbalance”: discussion of an opinion piece in the NYT written by Kelli Mari

In this 40 minute podcast , Prof. Laurence Simon discusses an article – “It’s Not Just a Chemical Imbalance” – written by Kelli Maria Korducki in the New York Times. The podcast comes from his The Stories We Live By series, which is subtitled “Retelling our own life stories that are creative…
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