Titolo: Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidence: Conundrums...
Casa editrice: Rutgers University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2009
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Through a series of fascinating cases, Grob and Horwitz show how the diagnostic and treatment rhetoric of medicine and psychiatry often far exceeds the scientific evidence. A significant contribution to our understanding of medicalization."Peter Conrad, Brandeis University, author ofThe Medicalization of Society: On the Transformation of Human Conditions into Treatable Disorders. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0813546710
Riassunto: Employing historical and contemporary data and case studies, the authors also examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between rhetoric and reality and the weaknesses in diagnosis and treatment.
L'autore: Gerald N. Grob is the Henry E. Sigerist Professor of the History of Medicine Emeritus in the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University. He has written extensively, including The Dilemma of Federal Mental Health Policy: Radical Reform or Incremental Change? (Rutgers University Press). Allan V. Horwitz is a professor of sociology and dean for social and behavioral sciences at Rutgers University and the coauthor of The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Ordinary Misery into Depressive Disorder.
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