My take on “A Psychopharmacology Fit for Mad Liberation? by Awais Aftab”
Can The Psychopathologized Speak?
This post from Dr. Awais Aftab has been published on his blog-site Psychiatry at the Margins. It begins: “The latest issue of the journal Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology contains my commentary, ‘Can The Psychopathologized Speak?: Notes on Social Objectivity and Psychiatric Science.’…
Hermeneutic Labor in Medicine and Psychiatry
This article by Dr. Awais Aftab has been published on his blog-site Psychiatry at the Margins. It begins: “Ellie Anderson has discussed the notion of ‘hermeneutic labor’”’ in the context of feminist scholarship in a wonderful paper, ‘ Hermeneutic Labor: The Gendered Burden of Interpretation in Intimate Relationships Between Women and Men ,’ forthcoming in Hypatia….
Diagnosis as Self-Understanding & Self-Alienation: what you need to know about your diagnosis
The Neurodiversity Paradigm in Psychiatry: Robert Chapman, PhD
The Fight for Pharma Accountability and Psychiatric Rights: Jim Gottstein, Esq
Dr. Awais Aftab (psychiatrist) has interviewed Jim Gottstein for the Psychiatric Times. Subtitled “A lawyer weighs in on pharmaceutical corruption and involuntary psychiatric care”. The introduction to the interview begins: “The Zyprexa Papers is a fascinating story of how Gottstein obtained and…
Conceptual Competence in Psychiatry: Recommendations for Education and Training
It’s Time for Us to Stop Being So Defensive About Criticisms of Psychiatry
This article by psychiatrist Dr. Awais Aftab has been published in the Psychiatric Times. It begins: “I read the article “ It’s Time for Us to Stop Waffling About Psychiatry ”2 by Daniel Morehead, MD, with great interest, particularly since it makes frequent references to some of my work in Psychiatric…