Medical approaches to mental health often seem under fire. Huw Green reviews a spirited defence of a medically oriented psychiatry. The Medical Model in Mental Health: An Explanation and Evaluation […]
Where are the ‘psycho-sceptics’?
Those who advocate psychological therapies are good at being critical. Especially when it comes to medicine. But, argue Huw Green and Leigh Emery psychology-types may need to be a bit more sceptical […]
Mindfulness, it gets everywhere. From mental health services, to schools and into the House of Commons pupils, prisoners and politicians are taking a breath, holding that thought and just…noticing. It […]
Guest post. The manufacture of madness? Why social construction in psychiatry is not as simple as it seems
Anyone who has spent time reading or listening to psychologists recently is likely to have encountered the idea that mental health problems are ‘social constructs’. What is meant by this […]