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Psychiatry as a value-laden science.

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Publication date11/2007
Host publicationPsychiatry and Philosophy of Science
Place of publicationLondon
Number of pages240
ISBN (Print)978-1844651085
<mark>Original language</mark>English


This chapter examines the different ways in which psychiatry is a value-laden science, the epistemic problems this causes, and the ways in which the problems caused by value-ladenness can be overcome.

Bibliographic note

Draft chapter to appear in R Cooper (2007) Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science (Acumen)