Please SIGN THE PETITION to prevent DSM-5 from compromising patient safety and scientific integrity.
Statement of Concern – Complete Version Note: DSM-5 refers to the American Psychiatric Association’s fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of [...Read more]
Abolish use of formal psychiatric diagnostic systems like ICD & DSM Psychiatric diagnoses are not valid. Use of psychiatric diagnosis increases stigma. Using psychiatric diagnosis [...Read more]
Published in The Guardian, 5th July 2011. Mental health campaigners welcome book about schizophrenia. The letters, journals and scribbled observations of David, diagnosed with schizophrenia, [...Read more]
The letters, journals and scribbled observations of David, diagnosed with schizophrenia, have been collated for a new book. A positive piece published in the Guardian, 5th [...Read more]
14th September, 2011, Manchester, UK
ASYLUM CONFERENCE 2011 SEPTEMBER 14-15 MANCHESTER Asylum Collective and our friends and supporters in the Critical Psychiatry Network, Hearing Voices Network and Psychology Politics Resistance [...Read more]
This is an important paper written by Steven Coles and colleagues about psychiatric diagnosis. What do you think? Have your say! What is your Opinion [...Read more]
By: Mark Rapley, Joanna Moncrieff and Jacqui Dillon
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan, 12th October 2011
Demedicalising Misery: Psychiatry, Psychology and the Human Condition. Co-edited with Mark Rapley and Joanna Moncrieff. Published by Palgrave Macmillan. Thomas Szasz (1960) suggested that the [...Read more]
Tags: Alternatives, Campaigning, Children, Collaboration, Critical Perspectives, Critical Psychiatry, Diagnosis, Hearing Voices, Hearing Voices Network, Inspiration, Medication, Personal Experience, Psychology, Research
Foreword to David’s Box: The journal and letters of a young man diagnosed as schizophrenic, 1960-1971.
By: edited by Professor Richard Hallam and Professor Michael Bender with a foreword by Jacqui Dillon
Published in: David’s Box: The journal and letters of a young man diagnosed as schizophrenic, 1960-1971., July 2011
A positive piece published in the Guardian, 5th July 2011 by Mary O’Hara about this important new book – David’s Box: The journal and letters of a [...Read more]