In Szasz lower than hearth, psychologists, psychiatrists, and different best specialists who disagree with Szasz on particular concerns clarify the explanations, with out holds barred, and Szasz replies cogently and pungently to every of them. issues debated contain the character of psychological ailment, definitely the right to suicide, the madness protection, the use and abuse of substances, and the obligations of psychiatrists and therapists. those exchanges are preceded through Szasz's autobiography and by means of a bibliography of his works.
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