Quotes: psychiatric

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  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
  • Barkley was the first of many American skyjackers whose primary interest was money; by 1972, the majority of the nation's hijackings would involve demands for ransom. Barkley himself was declared incompetent to stand trial in November 1971, at which point he was committed to a psychiatric hospital in Georgia.
  • If a psychiatric and scientific inquiry were to be made upon our rulers, mankind would be appalled at the disclosures.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Psychiatric expert testimony: mendacity masquerading as medicine.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    Yes, I'm an extremist. The Black race here in North America is in extremely bad condition. You show me a Black man who isn't an extremist and I'll show you one who needs psychiatric attention.
    Source: The Autobiography of Malcolm X (2015)
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