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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735

Abstract

BALBUENA RIVERA, Francisco. R. D. Laing: a "rebel" that challenged to the psychiatric establishment of his time. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2011, vol.31, n.4, pp.679-691. ISSN 2340-2733.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S0211-57352011000400006.

This paper analyses the thinking of R. D. Laing, one of the fathers of so the so-called anti-psychiatric movement, for whom madness represented a rational reaction against irrationality and the technological debasement of human beings.

Keywords : R. D. Laing; anti-psychiatry; schizophrenia; mental illness.

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