Russian/Soviet and Western Psychiatry: A Contemporary Comparative Study (Wiley Series in General and Clinical Psychiatry)

  • Publish Date: 1993-04-21
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Paul Calloway
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Reflects the prevailing tradition of Soviet psychiatry up to the present as seen through Western eyes, including Soviet criticism of the Western approach. Covers such topics as the concept of mental illness, aspects of diagnosis and classification, etiology, treatment, specific disorders, mental health legislation, forensic psychiatry and political issues--both general and those relating to the question of psychiatric abuse.