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“-isms” and psychiatry: the threat of single issue politics

  • Bruce G. Charlton (a1)
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Single issue political movements (such as feminism, anti-racism, Marxism, homosexual liberation, animal rights etc) have been a major characteristic of the post-1960s radical scene in the United States and Western Europe. While such movements typically start out doing a good job, it is my assertion that they have now reached the point of posing a serious threat to medicine at large, and to psychiatry in particular.

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BJPsych Bulletin
  • ISSN: 0955-6036
  • EISSN: 1472-1473
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“-isms” and psychiatry: the threat of single issue politics

  • Bruce G. Charlton (a1)
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