Of Two Minds: The Growing Disorder in American Psychiatry

  title={Of Two Minds: The Growing Disorder in American Psychiatry},
  author={Tanya Marie Luhrmann},
Science, Symptoms, and Support Groups:ADHD in the American Cultural Context
Where There are only Doctors: Counselors as Psychiatrists in Indian‐Administered Kashmir
In the last decade, over half a dozen local and international humanitarian organizations have established psychosocial programs to ameliorate the suffering of victims of violence in Kashmir. Many
“Sticky” Brains and Sticky Encounters in a U.S. Pediatric Pain Clinic
It is argued that ‘stickiness’ provides an appropriate metaphor not only for a particular neurobiological configuration, but also for challenging clinical encounters, and advances anthropological theorizing on the performative work of diagnosis and institutionalized misrecognition.
Career, Interrupted? Psychiatric Illness and Women's Career Development in Aotearoa/New Zealand
10 PART A – BACKGROUND TO THE THESIS 12 Chapter One Introduction 13 1.1 Background to the thesis 13 1.2 Main aims of the thesis 16 1.3 Positional statement 18 1.4 Brief thesis overview 20 1.5
Attending to Aliveness: Self-Harm, Body and World in Contexts of Urban Homelessness
This article provisionally re-conceptualizes self-harm as an ethics of self-reparation and existential affirmation in the face of extreme precarity by exploring the life-history of a homeless sex-worker and substance-user who practices self-cutting.
Praecox-Gefühl in Classical and Modern Researches
The professional use of intersubjective experience arising in a doctor–patient relationship can be one of the diagnostic tools for identifying schizophrenia, including the early stages of the disease.
The Globalization of Biological Psychiatry and the Rise of Bipolar Spectrum Disorder in Iran
Challenges and the continued controversy over the adoption of American psychiatric fads in a non-Western country like Iran point to the importance of elaborating a more ecosocial and cultural view of psychiatric practice to disentangle some of the complex trade-offs involved in adopting particular modes of diagnostic practice.
The evolution of Kraepelin's nosological principles
  • S. Heckers, K. Kendler
  • Psychology
    World psychiatry : official journal of the World Psychiatric Association
  • 2020
A close reading of Emil Kraepelin's introductory textbook chapter is provided, that presents his general principles of nosology, which emerged over the course of the eight editions of Kraetelin's textbook and were informed by his own research and by available scientific methods.
Afterword: Human Rights and the Science of Suffering
  • S. Bloom
  • Psychology
    Trauma and Human Rights
  • 2019
The author of this final chapter is a psychiatrist whose expertise includes a deep understanding of the impact of traumatic stress on individuals, groups, and organizations. She calls this