Thomas Szasz & Toxic Theology

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The late American psychiatrist Thomas Szasz is a polarizing character. People either love his theories, or they place the entire blame for the current mental health crisis in America on his shoulders. Others blame his colluding with the founder of Scientology L. Ron Hubbard for the anti psychiatry movement of the 1950s and 1960s.

An example of such criticism comes from author Ron Powers in his book, No One

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