Ronald Laing
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Psychology
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Synopsis:
  • Schizophrenia is a rational reaction to alienation: alienation (the disintegration of the real self) causes the individual to invent a false self
  • Madness is an attempt by the individual to remedy the maddening conditions that society created
  • Madness is a natural healing process
  • Madness is a consequence of existential anxiety
  • "Schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation"
  • "Madness... is potential liberation and renewal"
  • "Schizophrenia is a social fact and the social fact a political event"

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