Resisting Medicalised Discourses of Schizophrenia: Mindfulness and the Construction of a Positive Self
A research report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of MA Research Psychology by course work and research report. Department of Psychology School of Human and…
The Politics of Abnormal Psychology: Past, Present, and Future
Four different approaches are conceptualized in terms of the effects attributed to societal factors in the etiology and treatment of psychopathology. The political repercussions of the asocial…
Expanding understanding of mental health recovery: Effects of stigma and working alliance on the quality of life of persons with severe mental disabilities receiving community-based case management services
- Medicine, Psychology
Over the past few decades community mental health treatment has gone through a paradigmatic shift, and this new paradigm seeks the full participation of person with severe mental illness in community life.
Towards a socially constructed and objective concept of mental disorder
It is argued that the concept of mental health should be seen as “socially objective” rather than value-free, moving the debate towards the social procedures by which the definition is produced rather than the normative and factual content of its definition.
Ethnic and cultural effects on mental healthcare for women
- Sociology, Medicine
Using an intersectional framework, this chapter examines the greater prevalence of common mental disorders among women and the social, ethnic and cultural concomitants of their mental health.
An Integrated Model
In this final chapter we further examine the relationship between dissociation and psychosis, focusing on overlapping constructs, causal models, and goals of intervention in particular. On the basis…
Invoking and inscribing mental illness: A discursive analysis of diagnostic terminology in inpatient treatment planning meetings
- Psychology, Sociology
Critical feminist analyses document the power of psychiatric labeling, but less attention has been given to the social processes involved in giving and acquiring labels. Utilizing a discursive method…
Brain Disorder and Rock Art
Prompted by numerous endeavours to link a variety of brain illnesses/conditions with the introduction of palaeoart, especially rock art, the author reviews these proposals in the light of the causes…
Assembling memories and affective practices around the psychiatric history of Gorizia : a study of a remembering crisis
This thesis examines the vicissitudes around psychiatric practice in the Italian city of Gorizia, from the 1960s to the present day. It addresses the work of alternative psychiatry initiated by…
The Sublime Object of Psychiatry: Schizophrenia in Clinical and Cultural Theory
- Psychology, Medicine
A meta-analysis of clinical pictures of a sublime object and the politics of the schizophrenic sublime in the context of modernity, postmodernity, and the sublime text of psychoanalysis.
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Ideology and Utopia
Foreword, Preface, Preface to the new Edition, Books and Monographs by Karl Mannheim, 1. Preliminary Approach to the Problem, 2. Ideology and Utopia, 3. The Prospects of Scientific Politics