Table of contents for The metaphor of mental illness / Neil Pickering.

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1 Introduction: the existence of mental illness 1
Part 1: Answering radical questions 11
2 The likeness argument 13
3 The categorical argument 37
Part 2: Metaphor 59
4 Metaphor 61
5 Two metaphors from physical medicine 79
Part 3: The metaphor of mental illness 95
6 The metaphor of mental illness 97
7 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, social construction, and metaphor 123
8 Metaphors and models 147
9 Conclusions 173
References 179
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mental illness -- Philosophy.
Mental Disorders.
Philosophy, Medical.