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Social prescribing in primary care teams

Social prescriptions are prescriptions (from health practitioners) that are not biomedical or overtly psychological. See, for instance,  Can you prescribe nature? and Bromley-by-Bow Centre and the future of mental health treatment . Social prescribing mostly involves a variety of activities that are typically provided by voluntary and community sector organisations. Examples include volunteering,…
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Beyond Belief: An interview with Dr. Tamasin Knight on alternative responses to unusual beliefs

Medical doctor Tamasin Knight has previously received psychiatric treatment and went on to write the practical guidebook Beyond Belief: Alternative Ways of Working with Delusions, Obsessions and Unusual Experiences . The book queries and rejects the usefulness of traditional psychopathological labels and treatments. It argues instead for accepting the individual’s own reality…
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