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Psychological responses to war and atrocity: the limitations of current concepts.
Because of the prevalence of wars, political violence and other forms of man-made disaster in Third World countries many individuals and communities suffer prolonged and often multiple traumas. InExpand
Trauma: Culture, Meaning and Philosophy
Part I. Trauma. Meaning and Psychiatry. Introduction. Enlightenment. Psychiatry and The Nature of Mind. Post traumatic Anxiety. The Limitations of cognitive Approaches to Meaning and Trauma. Part II.Expand
Psychiatry beyond the current paradigm
Summary A series of editorials in this Journal have argued that psychiatry is in the midst of a crisis. The various solutions proposed would all involve a strengthening of psychiatry's identity asExpand
Post-modernity and post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • P. Bracken
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 September 2001
The after effects of trauma have assumed a central role in the discourses of psychiatry and psychology in recent years. Most commentators have looked for an explanation of this explosion of interestExpand
Postpsychiatry: a new direction for mental health
Government policies are beginning to change the ethos of mental health care in Britain. The new commitment to tackling the links between poverty, unemployment, and mental illness has led to policiesExpand
Rethinking Mental Health Work with Survivors of Wartime Violence and Refugees
© Oxford University Press 1997 Reproduced with the kind permission of the Oxford University Press. http://www3.oup.co.uk This article first appeared in Journal of Refugee Studies, 10, (4): 431-442,Expand
From Szasz to Foucault: On the Role of Critical Psychiatry
In this article, we examine the different ways in which Thomas Szasz and Michel Foucault have challenged dominant perspectives within psychiatry. We identify, analyze, and compare the centralExpand
Critical psychiatry in practice
The ideas of critical psychiatry are influencing a growing number of psychiatrists in Britain and elsewhere. In this article we examine the origins and development of critical psychiatry over theExpand
Primum non nocere. The case for a critical approach to global mental health
The Movement for Global Mental Health (MGMH) argues that there is a moral imperative that psychiatric treatments should be made available to all communities across the world. But psychiatricExpand