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Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities

RIPPD

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0049
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities (RIPPD) is a grassroots, direct-action organization united to demand justice and social change for prisoners with disabilities. It believes ... More


Work is therapy? The function of employment in British psychiatric care after 1959

Vicky Long

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how the policy of psychiatric deinstitutionalisation transformed the nature and intended functions of employment for people with mental health problems in post-war Britain. It ... More


Psychiatric admission in Ireland: the role of country of origin

Brendan D. Kelly

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the role of country of origin in relation to psychiatric admission status in Ireland. Data presented in this chapter demonstrate that schizophrenia is a particular problem in ... More


Our Most Troubling Madness: Case Studies in Schizophrenia Across Cultures

T.M. Luhrmann and Jocelyn Marrow (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291089
eISBN:
9780520964945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291089.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book examines the way schizophrenia is shaped by its social context: how life is lived with this madness in different settings, and what it is about those settings that alters the course of the ... More


Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History

Jennifer L. Lambe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631028
eISBN:
9781469631042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631028.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

On the outskirts of Havana lies Mazorra, an asylum known to—and at times feared by—ordinary Cubans for over a century. Since its founding in 1857, the island’s first psychiatric hospital has been an ... More


‘Useful both to the patients as well as to the State’: Patient work in colonial mental hospitals in South Asia, c. 1818–1948

Waltraud Ernst

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the organisation of patient work in the mental institutions established by the British for both Europeans and Indians in South Asia. It explores the changing and plural ... More


Work and occupation in Romanian psychiatry, c. 1838–1945

Valentin-Veron Toma

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the development of psychiatry in the Romanian Principalities and, afterwards, in the Romanian Kingdom, until the end of WWII. It explores the evolution of ideas on work ... More


Between therapeutic instrument and exploitation of labour force: Patient work in rural asylums in Württemberg, c. 1810–1945

Thomas Müller

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on rural asylums in south Germany, the former kingdom of Wuerttemberg. Various forms of patient work in psychiatric institutions are discussed in relation to their varied ... More


Insecure Professionals and The Public

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores mental healthcare politics, demonstrating the impact of the economic and political climate on professional strategies, and revealing the interconnected fates of different ... More


Essentials of Treatment Guidelines

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This introductory chapter presents some of the definitions and uses of treatment guidelines and outlines the intentions in writing the set of ... More


Personal reflections on the early development of the EPDS

John Cox

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Shortly after returning to the London Hospital from Uganda in 1974, and still jet-lagged and culture-shocked, I had an unexpected call from a Dr Kumar at ... More


The Top 10 Concerns about Recovery Encountered in System Transformation

Larry Davidson, Michael Rowe, Janis Tondora, Maria J. O'Connell, and Martha Staeheli Lawless

in A Practical Guide to Recovery-Oriented Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195304770
eISBN:
9780197562420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195304770.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The second chapter begins with descriptions of some of the many ways in which people with serious mental illness are key agents in their own recovery. In these ... More


The Role of the Recovery Guide

Larry Davidson, Michael Rowe, Janis Tondora, Maria J. O'Connell, and Martha Staeheli Lawless

in A Practical Guide to Recovery-Oriented Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195304770
eISBN:
9780197562420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195304770.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

We have defined and discussed the nature of various notions of recovery, grappled with the implications of a recovery vision for mental health system transformation, ... More


Maternal and offspring mental health: From bench to bedside

Susan Pawlby and Deborah Sharp

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Translational research has become one of the key concepts of medical science in the 21st century, with academics and clinicians coming together in a joint ... More


Justice, Respect, and Recognition in Mental Health Services: Theoretical and Testimonial Accounts

Paul Brodwin

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter raises a key question for the interdisciplinary study of health and justice: is dialogue possible between theoretical models and first-person testimony about the harms caused by ... More


Computational Models of Learning Mechanisms in Psychosis

Andreas Heinz

in A New Understanding of Mental Disorders: Computational Models for Dimensional Psychiatry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036894
eISBN:
9780262342841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036894.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Psychotic experiences may best be described as an alteration in the self-ascription of thoughts and actions, which is associated with a profoundly altered experience of oneself and the surrounding ... More


“Intangible Difficulties”: Dr. Fredric Wertham and the Politics of Psychiatry in the Interwar Years

Gabriel N. Mendes

in Under the Strain of Color: Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the Promise of an Antiracist Psychiatry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453502
eISBN:
9781501701399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453502.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter shows Wertham’s contribution to psychiatric knowledge and therapeutic techniques. In particular, it describes the three major phases of Wertham’s life that led him to cofound the ... More


Introduction: Science Wars, Psychiatry, and the Problem of Realism

Peter Zachar

in A Metaphysics of Psychopathology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027045
eISBN:
9780262322270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027045.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In this introduction, Peter Zachar explores the importance of establishing the reality of psychiatric disorders, noting that debates about the reality and unreality of psychiatric disorders are ... More


Departing from Deviance: A History of Homosexual Rights and Emancipatory Science in America

Henry L. Minton

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530437
eISBN:
9780226304458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304458.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The struggle to remove the stigma of sickness surrounding same-sex love has a long history. In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its diagnostic classification of ... More


Burma: A Fine Mist, or a Cave in the Woods

J. L. Cassaniti

in Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter moves the narrative to Myanmar (Burma) where, through the popularization efforts of Mahasi Sayadaw, Ledi Sayadaw and others, many of the international mindfulness movements have ... More


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