Inscription, Diagnosis, Deception and the Mental Health Industry

How Psy Governs Us All

  • Authors
  • Craig Newnes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Craig Newnes
    Pages 1-4
  3. Craig Newnes
    Pages 5-16
  4. Craig Newnes
    Pages 17-27
  5. Craig Newnes
    Pages 28-44
  6. Craig Newnes
    Pages 45-56
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    Pages 57-80
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    Pages 81-106
  9. Craig Newnes
    Pages 137-155
  10. Craig Newnes
    Pages 156-184
  11. Craig Newnes
    Pages 185-209
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 210-280

About this book


The Psy complex governs us all by inscribing, diagnosing and interfering in our lives. This volume takes historical, sociological and psychological perspectives in exploring the complicity of patients, professions and governments with Psy and attempts by all three to constrain the industry's activities.


Anti-psychology anti-psychiatry counselling psychotherapy clinical psychology critical psychology governmentality diagnosis individualism corruption inscription social role valorization critical mental health counseling health psychiatry psychology Therapie therapy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-29366-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31296-9
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