Thought from a noted psychiatrist…

Dr_Thomas_S_Szasz“It is customary to define psychiatry as a medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness. This is a worthless and misleading definition. Mental illness is a myth. Psychiatrists are not concerned with mental illnesses and their treatments. In actual practice they deal with personal, social, and ethical problems in living.” ― Thomas S. Szasz, M.D. (From his book, The Myth of Mental Illness), Page 262, Perennial, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

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Retired military officer; retired Air Force civil servant; retired executive, DS Information Systems Corporation; writer; researcher; reader and avid yachtsman.
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