Friday, 2 May 2014

Michael A. Susko:
Caseness and Narrative:
Contrasting Approaches
to People Who are Psychiatrically Labelled

This paper should be required reading for everyone who works in the helping professions:

With naming comes a transfer of ownership of the person's mind and body to the professional. 
What Susko call "caseness" is my reason for rejecting the concept of psychiatric illness. And substituting "brain disease" with "mental illness" does not remove that.

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