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Allen, David M., 1949-
How dysfunctional families spur mental disorders : a balanced approach to resolve problems and reconcile relationships / David M. Allen
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RC455.4.F3 A435 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Dysfunctional families -- Psychological aspects
Mental illness -- Etiology
Family psychotherapy
Physical Description xviii, 281 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-274) and index
Contents The brainlessness-mindlessness pendulum -- Don't blame us -- The "abuse excuse" revisited -- It's a disease! Psychiatry and psychology sell out -- The heredity versus environment debate revisited : what the science actually says -- Evidence-based ignorance -- Diagnonsense -- Spinning on Axis II : the mystery of borderline personality disorder -- A tower of psychobabble? Today's psychotherapy, the idea of mental defectiveness, and family systems issues -- Integration
Series Childhood in America

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