Now showing items 1-2 of 2
'Disorder' and Its Evaluative Implications for Psychiatry
The proper definition of the concept of ‘disorder’ could resolve the existing issues in psychiatry today. Christopher Boorse and R.E. Kendell, as proponents of the medical model, aim at defining the concept in scientific ...
Queer and Trans Madness: Biomedical and Social Perspectives on Mental Distress
Queer and trans people have a particularly fraught relationship to the concept of ‘mental illness’ due to the longstanding and ongoing pathologizing of gender and sexual dissidence. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and trans ...