De samhällsbesvärliga : Förhandlingar om psykopati och kverulans i 1930- och 40-talens Sverige by Berg, Annika
Svenska | 2019 | ISBN: N/A | 384 Pages | PDF | 20.63 MB
"In inter-war Sweden, the psychiatric diagnosis of psychopathy served as a controversial but powerful tool for the management of people who failed to live up to contemporary civic ideals. The diagnosis was based on theories of a broad spectrum of biologically-based disorders in the borderland between normality and actual mental illness. The disturbances were assumed to manifest themselves as, for example, homosexuality, hysterical attacks, emotional coldness, mythomania, or restlessness.