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Friday, 24, January, 2020

Tag: Diagnosis

Gaslighting: Should we Label the Victims as Psychotic or Abused?

It took me a long time to realise that I was being gaslighted. In fact, I had no word to describe the experience until years after I had finally escaped, when I came across the term by chance. What is worse, whenever I talk about my past relationship now with friends in my new life, I am horrified to discover how common manipulative relationships are.

A Disorder for Everyone! – The Women’s Centre, Cornwall

AD4E is coming to Cornwall! This will be our 21st event and we are delighted to be supported by The Women's Centre, Cornwall.

It’s Time to Change the Way We Make Sense of Human...

What follows is a doctor-patient interaction that I hope will become more commonplace across psychiatric outpatient clinics.

Finding My Tribe: A Survivor’s Story

I remember the time when, six years ago, after almost two decades of treatment under mental health services, my life didn’t seem worth living and I believed that it was only a matter of time before I would finally succeed in taking my own life.

Peter Kinderman – Why We Need a Revolution in Mental Health...

An interview with Professor Peter Kinderman about his new book, A Manifesto for Mental Health, Why We Need a Revolution in Mental Health Care, in which he proposes a rejection of invalid diagnostic labels, practical help rather than medication, and a recognition that distress is usually an understandable human response to life's challenges.