As human beings, we are attuned to notice the special or different. We also tend to like simple answers to complex questions. Perhaps they make us feel more in control […]
20 years on: Finally our myopic brain obsession is on the wane
Professor John Read, back in the UK after a long period away, is struck by some important changes in the way we view mental health problems.
Seduced by biology: The BBC, black dog and biological bias
Sue Holttum suggests that biological explanations for distress may easily be over-emphasised.
Is Life a Disease?
As regular readers of this blog know, we are very interested in the pros and cons of psychiatric diagnosis. We try to discuss this issue in an accessible way and […]