Monthly Archives: October 2015

In a Pharmaco-Centric Era, Mental Health Nursing is More Important Than Ever – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/10/08/4327692.htm
“There is no singular and uncontested psychiatric view of anything, but it is clear that a naive biomedical pharmaco-centric orthodoxy prevails at the present time.” Brilliant, Richard – many thanks

JAMA Network | JAMA Psychiatry | Assessment of the Harmful Psychiatric and Behavioral Effects of Different Forms of Child Maltreatment

Free article: Assessment of the Harmful Psychiatric and Behavioral Effects of Different Forms of Child Maltreatment
http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/Mobile/article.aspx?articleID=2461738

Blame it on biology: how explanations of mental illness influence treatment

“The “therapeutic alliance” between clinician and client is a key ingredient in successful treatment, responsible for better clinical outcomes and lower rates of dropout. Biogenetic explanations held by clinicians can impair the therapeutic relationship and those held by clients can impede their recovery.” Nick Haslam

Blame it on biology: how explanations of mental illness influence treatment

Lectures on Open Dialogue at Bouverie

https://vimeo.com/thebouveriecentre/