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Are 1 in 8 Children and Young People Really ‘Mentally Disordered’?

Mental health organisations challenge the language of illness and disorder 

Making Inclusion a Reality: Interview Series

From Mad in Asia, a new interview series. Moving away from the biomedical and institutionalisation model, persons with psychosocial disabilities everywhere have demonstrated that there are better alternatives to inclusion of people with disabilities within their community.

Drug Combination For Treatment Resistant Depression No More Effective Than Single

Drug Combination For Treatment-Resistant Depression No More Effective Than Single

Flooding the world with psychiatric drugs could boost the burden of mental disorders

Following the American Psychiatric Association’s publication of the third edition of its “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual” (DSM III) in 1980, there has been a remarkable expansion of the psychiatric enterprise in the United States and other developed countries.

Scottish GPs to Begin Prescribing Rambling and Birdwatching

From The Guardian. Doctors in Shetland are to start prescribing birdwatching, rambling and beach walks in the Atlantic winds to help treat chronic and debilitating...