The meaning of madness (1994)

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Sixteen years after the entry into force of the Basaglia Law and within the framework of its institutional studies, Eurispes felt the need to promote a survey as exhaustive as possible of the problems and the perspectives that surround mental health issues. The challenge with this study is to verify the crucial steps in the complex process towards rehabilitation in terms of recognising the human and civil dignity of mental illness and identifying the current trends in the debate on the legal framework of mental health.

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Index

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Sixteen years after the entry into force of the Basaglia Law and within the framework of its institutional studies, Eurispes felt the need to promote a survey as exhaustive as possible of the problems and the perspectives that surround mental health issues. The challenge with this study is to verify the crucial steps in the complex process towards rehabilitation in terms of recognising the human and civil dignity of mental illness and identifying the current trends in the debate on the legal framework of mental health.

Towards a culture of social integration of patients with mental disorders

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 1

The cultural-historical evolution of mental illness and its relationship with the concept of human reason

 

Chapter 2

The history and status of legislation on the treatment of the mentally ill in the Italian legal system

 

Chapter 3

Law 180: history, reflections, hypotheses of reform

 

Chapter Four

The path of mental disorder: the epistemological evolution in the psychiatric treatment of a mental disorder

 

Chapter 5

Epidemiological observation: from traditional statistics to the new educational systems

 

Chapter 6

The media representation of madness: between content analysis and social effects

 

Experts’ Interviews

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Introduzione

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Towards a culture of social integration of patients with mental disorders

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