Psychiatry

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An essential reading list for everyone involved in mental health today.

‘A Prescription for Psychiatry’ by Professor Peter Kinderman of the University of Liverpool. The psychosocial model for mental health and a future plan for mental health explained clearly.

‘Persistent withdrawal and lasting damage from prescribed drugs.’ Dr Joanna Moncrieff. The true problem with psychiatrists prescribing these extremely dangerous drugs with no acknowledgement of lasting and sometimes fatal side effects.

I’ve been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for 20 years – it’s no surprise that patients are being abused while detained under the Mental Health Act. Dr Jay Watts in The Independent.

The bio-bio-bio model of madness. John Read wonders what happened to the ‘psycho’ and ‘social’ in explanations of mental illness. Must read article for ALL involved with mental health.

We need to address the socioeconomic causes of mental health issues if we really want to tackle the problem. The Independent.

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