Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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…Continue
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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.
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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…Continue
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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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ISPS Conference in Liverpool, 30 August – 3 September 2017
Interested in Psychosis? Interested in real change for the better? The ISPS 2017 conference in Liverpool, UK is for you, whatever your discipline and if you are a service use or carer. The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis conferences have an outstanding reputation for vibrancy, conviviality, breadth of…Continue
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19 April 2017, Aalborg, 9.00 – 12.30 hours
On April 19th 2017, on the day preceding the European Social Work Research Association conference in Aalborg, the SIG on Service User Involvement will organise a pre-conference event, in collaboration with PowerUs. The theme will be: 'Innovative approaches to service user involvement in research and education’ Topics include: ‘The value of service user participation’. ‘Enablers and Barriers to Effective Service user Involvement in Research’;…Continue
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This survey is from the Mental Health Alliance, a coalition of more than 75 organisations from across the mental health spectrum and beyond that work together to advocate for fair implementation of the Mental Health Act in England and Wales. Rethink Mental Illness are members of the Alliance and have been commissioned to develop this survey.
Please click Next to begin the survey. The survey should take around fifteen minutes to…
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