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oa Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology - Mental illness and the conciousness of freedom : the phenomenology of psychiatric labelling

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1445-7377

 

Abstract

Paradigmatically led by existential phenomenological premises, as formulated by Jean-Paul Sartre and Edmund Husserl specifically, this paper aims at a deconstruction of the value of psychiatric labelling in terms of the implications of such labelling for the labelled individual's experience of freedom as a conscious imperative. This work has as its intention the destabilisation of labelling as a stubborn and inexorable mechanism for social propriety and regularity, which in its unyielding classificatory brandings is.

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2002-04-01
2016-12-11

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