Schizophrenia and civilization. by E. Fuller Torrey

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Michel Foucault’s history of psychiatry, “Madness and Civilization,” cast the mentally ill as an oppressed group and the medical establishment as a tool for suppressing resistance. Defining Progress to be the sum of the world''s civilizations the book shows that Progress seems to be approximately linearly increasing over the last 5, years.

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Psychiatrist E. Fuller Torrey, in his book Schizophrenia and Civilization, states, “Schizophrenia appears to be a disease of civilization.” InTorrey conducted research in New Guinea, which he called “an unusually good country in which to do epidemiologic research because census records for even most remote villages are.

Edwin Fuller Torrey (born September 6, ), is an American psychiatrist and schizophrenia researcher. He is Associate Director of Research at the Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI) and founder of the Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC), a nonprofit organization whose principal activity is promoting the passage and implementation of outpatient commitment laws and civil commitment laws.

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Pantheon Books, a Division of Random House, Inc.: From Madness and Civilization by Michel Foucauit, translated by Richard Howard. Institutionalization and Deinstitutionalization. Even if doctors of prior generations had understood the essentially biological nature of schizophrenia, it is unclear that they would have had much to offer patients in the way of effective therapy beyond the segregation and physical restraints that characterized institutionalization prior to the advent of the modern pharmaceutical industry.

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