madness

The Distinction Between Antisociality And Mental Illness

The suggested approach implied in the article below would, within the context of mainstream psychiatry, increase the already huge number (categories) of supposed mental illnesses (and increase the already vast number of psychiatric diagnoses) … which would not be a good…
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Philosophy & Madness: A Discussion with Wouter Kusters on his new book

Wouter Kusters is a Dutch philosopher and linguist from the Netherlands. He is best known for his books, ‘Pure Madness, A Quest for the Psychotic Experience’ and ‘A Philosophy of Madness: The Experience of Psychotic Thinking.’ The latter was translated into…
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‘They saw me as mad and needing to be medicated’ | Modern Masculinity

This 14 minute video comes from The Guardian. The producers say: “In this episode of Modern Masculinity, journalist Iman Amrani speaks to Chris, who after being diagnosed with schizophrenia spent a long time in the mental health system. They discuss medication,…
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Postpsychiatry: Mental Health in a Postmodern World

The subtitle of this book is “International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry”. It has been written by psychiatrists Pat Bracken and Philip Thomas. The publishers say: “How are we to make sense of madness and psychosis? For most of us the…
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Into the Woods and Out Again

Into the Woods and Out Again: A Memoir of Love, Madness, and Transformation , by Dina Glouberman (June 2018). The publishers say: “1971 was the year Dina Glouberman went mad. Now, for the first time, Dr Dina Glouberman, renowned psychotherapist and author, co-founder of the world famous Skyros Holidays, creator of Imagework therapy,…
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