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5.0 out of 5 stars Great series of books by PCCS books and this is ...
Great series of books by PCCS books and this is really good to. Really rather surprised by the negative reviews. Also highly recommend seeing John Read speak, excellent speaker and great evidence and research on trauma
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1.0 out of 5 stars A disappointing read
I was very disappointed by this book. It is poorly written and argued, and lacks scientific rigour. I am sympathetic towards the critical view of psychiatry that this series propounds but this book added little of interest to the argument. It presented evidence for a 'psychosocial' approach to mental illness but didn't consider other (fairly obvious) explanations. This...
Published on 24 May 2011 by Alan R. Hartley


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great series of books by PCCS books and this is ..., 29 Nov 2014
This review is from: A Straight Talking Introduction to the Causes of Mental Health Problems (Straight Talking Introductions) (Paperback)
Great series of books by PCCS books and this is really good to. Really rather surprised by the negative reviews. Also highly recommend seeing John Read speak, excellent speaker and great evidence and research on trauma
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A disappointing read, 24 May 2011
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Alan R. Hartley "Critic" (Exeter, Devon United Kingdom) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: A Straight Talking Introduction to the Causes of Mental Health Problems (Straight Talking Introductions) (Paperback)
I was very disappointed by this book. It is poorly written and argued, and lacks scientific rigour. I am sympathetic towards the critical view of psychiatry that this series propounds but this book added little of interest to the argument. It presented evidence for a 'psychosocial' approach to mental illness but didn't consider other (fairly obvious) explanations. This made it seem rather one-sided and dogmatic. Read Richard Bentall instead.
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2.0 out of 5 stars A real disappointment, 30 Dec 2012
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KKay "dummy reader" (Manchester, England) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: A Straight Talking Introduction to the Causes of Mental Health Problems (Straight Talking Introductions) (Paperback)
for how much you pay this book really is over priced . I lost interest whilst reading it and I shelved it .
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