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Mental Health in Higher Education aims to increase networking and the sharing of approaches to learning and teaching about mental health and distress - across the disciplines in higher education. 

mhhe is open to educators (including service user and carer educators), practice mentors, students, practitioners, educational researchers and all with an interest in enhancing learning and teaching about mental health.

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    Life on the Psych Ward: A teaching resource?

    Posted by Jill Anderson on December 2, 2016 at 8:43 0 Comments

    Lucy Johnstone's review in the Psychologist provides some pointers to how this recent documentary might be used in teaching.  The review is HERE

    The documentary is available online for the next 28 days.

    Watch the film.

    Service user and carer involvement in social work education - where are we now?

    Posted by Jill Anderson on December 1, 2016 at 14:00 0 Comments

    This journal was proud to produce the first special edition on service user involvement in 2006 (Vol25 No.4) with 11 pioneering articles from the UK. One of those authors contributing to the first special edition, June Sadd, is also one of the guest editors of this special edition.

    Over the years, the journal has continued to publish creative and challenging articles on service user involvement in social work education, reflecting a commitment to promoting further understanding in…

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    Psychopolitics in the 21st century: Special issue

    Posted by Jill Anderson on December 1, 2016 at 13:30 0 Comments

    We are pleased to announce the publication this week of a special issue of Critical and Radical Social Work journal on the theme of *Psychopolitics in the Twenty First Century. *The special issue was inspired by the conference of the same name at Liverpool Hope University in June 2015, which was co-sponsored by the British Sociological Association and organised by the BSA Sociology of Mental Health Study Group.



    The special issue features articles or reviews from leading figures in…

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    Essay proposals - Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health

    Posted by Zoe Parker on November 29, 2016 at 16:36 0 Comments

    From: owner-iaba-l@lists.hawaii.edu [mailto:owner-iaba-l@lists.hawaii.edu] On Behalf Of W Howes

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    Subject: Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health (1/15/2017) Edited Collection

     

    Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health

    We are seeking essay…

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    Book review: Madness, Distress and the Politics of Disablement

    Posted by Jill Anderson on November 25, 2016 at 0:50 0 Comments

    In Madness, Distress and the Politics of Disablement, editors Helen Spandler, Jill Anderson and Bob Sapey bring together contributors to explore the challenges of applying theories and policies of disability to understandings of madness and distress. With a number of essays drawing on close engagement with lived experience, this is a rewarding and frequently compelling read that does not shy away from grappling with the uncertainties surrounding its field of inquiry, finds Peter…

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    Healing the rifts between mental health workers and psychiatric survivors

    Posted by Jill Anderson on November 21, 2016 at 12:30 0 Comments

    Jan Wallcraft and other survivors have made a plea for Truth and Reconciliation in relation to psychiatry.  Such initiatives have been developed in relation some of the world’s worst human rights abuses such as Apartheid South Africa. Could this work in such a contested field as psychiatry?  Helen Spandler considers the issues.

    Read her blog posting …

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    Literatures of Madness:Disability Studies and Mental Health - edited collection

    Posted by Jill Anderson on November 18, 2016 at 11:07 0 Comments

    We are seeking essay proposals for a peer-reviewed edited volume, Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health, which will be submitted to the Literary Disability Studies book series at Palgrave Macmillan (http://www.palgrave.com/us/series/14821).



    The volume will collect disability studies essays that focus on mental health, madness, and addiction in literary texts. Papers that engage with the place of psychiatric… Continue

    International Journal of Mental health and Capacity Law

    Posted by Jill Anderson on November 11, 2016 at 14:00 0 Comments

    The International Journal of Mental Health and Capacity Law is an international peer reviewed open access journal devoted to the intersection between law, mental health and mental capacity. It publishes scholarly work on the civil and criminal aspects of this intersection. This covers matters that have a long history of producing difficult legal dilemmas – such as the involuntary detention and treatment of people with psycho-social disorders, and the impact of mental impairment on criminal…

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    New journal: Prism: casting new light on learning, theory and practice.

    Posted by Jill Anderson on November 7, 2016 at 20:56 0 Comments

    Welcome to PRISM, a peer-reviewed, open-access, journal that seeks to foster innovative approaches to the advancement of critical perspectives spanning all domains of learning and teaching. PRISM is currently open to submissions. The Journal’s inaugural call for papers is now available.

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