Constructing Madness. Discourse analysis of changes in the DSM

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Böröndi, Anita;
(2014)
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
  • Subject: diagnosis | discourse analysis | DSM | fact construction | madness | mental disorder classification | substance use disorders

Understandings of mental disorders have changed over time and related concepts are often contested and definitions. This project used discourse analysis to analyse how the official definition of substance related disorders have changed in the fifth edition of the Diagno... View more
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