The Metaphor of Mental Illness

The Metaphor of Mental Illness

Neil Pickering

Print publication date: Dec 2005

ISBN: 9780198530886

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

The Metaphor of Mental Illness is a revaluation of the traditional philosophical disputes about the existence and nature of mental illness. It puts forward a new view of mental illness and proposes a resolution of the issues, carefully guiding the reader through the issues and debates.