Othering and psychiatric nursing.

  title={Othering and psychiatric nursing.},
  author={E J Maccallum},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  volume={9 1},
  • E J Maccallum
  • Published 2002 in Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing
This paper is a theoretical exploration of the concept of Othering in relation to psychiatric nursing. The concept of Othering is examined by working the dualisms of same/other in relation to the dualisms of east/west, man/woman and reason/unreason. Othering is also examined in relation to the construction of knowledge and reality. The role of psychiatry and implications for nursing practice are discussed. Othering is found to be a complex problem which is an inevitability of nursing practice… CONTINUE READING

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