psychiatry

Does psychiatry actually diagnose?

This interview with psychiatrist Dr. Sami Timimi is part of Childhood Made Crazy , an interview series from psychologist Eric Maisel that takes a critical look at the current “mental disorders of childhood” model. The series is comprised of interviews with practitioners, parents, and other children’s advocates as well…
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Handbook of Person-Centred Therapy & Mental Health

The Handbook of Person-Centred Therapy and Mental Health (Theory, Research and Practice), edited by Prof. Stephen Joseph, challenges the use of psychiatric diagnoses and makes a powerful case for the effectiveness of person-centred approaches as the alternative way to work with people who would otherwise be diagnosed with…
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Cultural Diversity, Mental Health and Psychiatry: The Struggle Against Racism

This book explores the view that the two main psychiatric diagnostic ‘bibles’ [1]  in use across Europe and North America rest largely on the social norms of white, western culture, and as such are forms of pseudo-science. It examines how and why…
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ADHD Nation: The disorder. The drugs. The inside story.

The publishers say: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will soon be the most frequently diagnosed chronic condition among children, surpassing asthma. Yet research shows that ADHD can’t be that prevalent. ADHD, a problem once thought to affect a small percentage…
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Shrink Radio: Reframing Diagnosis

Here’s a four minute section of ShrinkRadio’s broadcast about reframing diagnosis . It features artist and service-user Susan Young in conversation with Sarah Wheeler (Founder of Mental Fight Club) and Dr. Benjamin Robinson about what it means to be diagnosed. ShrinkRadio  is a series…
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