Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Links about "mental illness"

Adding this:

Person-first Terminology Doesn’t Validate Psychiatric Diagnoses
January 8, 2014

via Psykisk Daily

This is an interview with  the president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Paul Summergrad:

I have also renounced the concept of "mental illness" - more about that here:

And I'm linking to Harold A Maio's article in the Guardian:

While I'm at it, I might as well link to Gary Greenberg's interview with Allen Frances:

Inside the Battle to Define Mental Illness

and his book: 
The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry 

Other books:

Bias in Psychiatric Diagnosis [Kindle Edition] 
Paula J. Caplan (Editor), Lisa Cosgrove (Editor)

Women and Madness: Revised and Updated Paperback 
 by Phyllis Chesler

by Johnstone, Lucy and Dallos, Rudi 

History of Madness 
Michel Foucault (Author), Jean Khalfa (Editor), Jonathan Murphy (Translator)

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