Niall McLaren

The New WHO and UN Guidance: Psychiatry Must Entirely Change

“A fundamental shift is required within the field of mental health … There is an overreliance on biomedical approaches to treatment options, inpatient services and care, and little attention given to social determinants and community-based, person-centred interventions…” The new World…
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Some interesting quotations (Part 7)

You might find some (or all) of the following quotes interesting: “Whatever we’ve been doing for five decades, it ain’t working.” Dr. Thomas Insel (former director of the National Institute of Mental Health) * “Sophisticated and superstitious therapists often wonder…
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Marjorie Castillo reviews “Anxiety — The Inside Story”

“He argues that psychiatry has no theory of mental disorders, and views psychological disorders as originating in biology. He explains that this ideological perspective is highly problematic because it ignores the source of mental distress, and instead pushes biologically-based treatments…
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