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Challenging the biomedical imperative in global mental health with clinical-community psychology

A new article titled “Reflexivity on the medicalization of the mind and the biomedical invasion on being human,” published by Psychiatry in Society, provides an autoethnographic...

ADHD drugs linked to Cardiovascular Disease

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry finds that long-term use of ADHD drugs is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. According to the current...

In my career as a psychologist, I’ve seen many children misdiagnosed as autistic. It’s...

The All-Purpose Diagnosis The one-size-fits-all Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis, as configured in the Revised Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental...

Bridging subjectivity and science: Lived Experience expands mental health research

A new paper by Anna Bergqvist, an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University, makes a philosophical case for both the moral and...

Not just a dream: finding the mental health community I’d been longing for

Several weeks after being committed under the Mental Health Act, still dopey from mandated antipsychotics, I had a dream. They were shatteringly vivid then—usually...