It gives me sadness to meet therapists in psychiatry who have lost faith in the people they are trying to help

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From Mad in Norway: The disease model opens up a way of treating people that does not need to involve relationships at all. The most important thing this doctor thought he should do (and unfortunately I have seen a lot of this) was to assess medication, treatment, forced decisions and other frameworks for treatment, where he did not even have to meet the patient. An invisible power person behind the scenes, to whom the patients are largely at the mercy of. When important and invasive treatment is implemented in this way, what does it do to the patient’s experience and understanding of himself?

Read the full article here and the English translation here.