Mad Knowledges and User-Led Research

“… presents a critical examination of the development of user involvement within research, and investigates the issues currently preventing a productive integration of Mad knowledges within research and practice. Drawing on social, linguistic and critical theories, it proposes the conditions…
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Our Daily Meds: How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs

This book (with relevance to the psychiatry’s prescribing of psychotropic drugs on a massive scale) has been written by investigative journalist Melody Petersen. The publishers say: “In an odyssey into the dark side of American medicine, an award-winning journalist reveals how…
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Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

This book comes from Antonio Damasio. The publishers say: “In the centuries since Descartes famously proclaimed, ‘I think, therefore I am,’ science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended until recently…
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A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life

This book has be written by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein. The publisher says: “A bold, provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes – and what we can do about it We are living through…
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Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine

This book comes from Prof. Andrew Scull. The publisher says: “Madhouse reveals a long-suppressed medical scandal, shocking in its brutality and sobering in its implications. It shows how a leading American psychiatrist of the early twentieth century came to believe that mental…
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