What is Antipsychiatry?

The antipsychiatry is a concept introduced in 1967 by the philosopher David Cooper (1931-1986). It arises as an anti-institutional and reforming movement that questions psychiatry as a discipline, and the role of the psychiatrist, criticizing strongly its foundations and working methods used. The antipsychiatry tries to break with the stereotypes related to the concept of mental illness, understanding it as … Read more