Sexy But Psycho: How the Patriarchy Uses Women’s Trauma Against Them

This book has been written by Dr. Jessica Taylor. The publishers say: “Angry, opinionated, mouthy, aggressive, hysterical, mad, disordered, crazy, psycho, delusional, borderline, hormonal . . . Women have long been pathologized, locked up and medicated for not conforming to whichever…
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This 12 minute video (see below) is set within an American context. The producers say: “This video challenges one of the most popular beliefs: That mental suffering is a disease that requires corrective treatment through chemical intervention. More specifically, this…
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Children Who Witness Violence at Home

“Interpersonal violence, especially violence experienced by children, is the largest single preventable cause of mental illness.”Steve Sharfstein, 2006. In De-Medicalising Misery: Psychiatry, Psychology and the Human Condition , Chapter 9 – Children Who Witness Violence at Home – is written by clinical psychologist Arlene Vetere. It begins: “The…
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