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Nobody's Normal

How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness

Roy Richard Grinker

For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma—from the eighteenth century, through America’s major wars, and into today’s high-tech economy.G...
Publish Date
2021
January 26
Goodreads rating
4.18
ISBN
9780393531640
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Feb 05, 2021
So glad to see @RoyGrinker's "Nobody's Normal" on the @nytimes Editors' Choice Top Ten list this week. An important book about reducing the stigma around mental illness.      source
Feb 16, 2021
This is a fascinating book. I got it on @LibroFm [email protected] ( My membership benefits @vromans! Yours could benefit your local indie bookstore! Two takeaways so far:      source