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Elizabeth A. Throop

Elizabeth A. Throop is Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Eastern Kentucky University. Her research specialties include family life cross-culturally and mental illness across cultures.  She has practiced family therapy in the Chicago area with violent and sexually abusive families. She is the author of Net Curtains and Closed Doors: Intimacy, Public Life, and the Family in Dublin and serves as a reviewer for www.metapsychology.mentalhealth.net. 


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Psychotherapy, American Culture, and Social Policy
Immoral Individualism

Palgrave Macmillan
This book is a lively indictment of American culture's pervasive use of the psychotherapeutic metaphor to explain behaviors. Throop argues that the use of...
Elizabeth A. Throop

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