psychiatric diagnoses

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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collaborative practice

The Rosenhan experiment

Have you heard of the Rosenhan experiment, conducted back in the 1970s to determine the validity of psychiatric diagnosis? Wikipedia says: “The experimenters feigned hallucinations to enter psychiatric hospitals, and acted normally afterwards. They were diagnosed with psychiatric disorders and…
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a coherent system

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