Being Mentally Ill

Sociological Theory (Social Problems and Social Issues) (Social Problems and Social Issues) by Thomas Scheff

Publisher: Aldine Transaction

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While the conventional psychiatric viewpoint seeks the causes of mental illness, Scheff views "the symptoms of mental illness" as the violation of residual rules - social norms so taken for. A day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a high society English woman.

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Balance internal and overt symptoms and behavior. The internal world of a mentally ill person is fascinating but can readily overwhelm the reader.

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