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Tanya Frank on ‘Zig-Zag Boy: Madness, Motherhood and Letting Go: My...

Author Tanya Frank discusses her book 'Zig-Zag Boy: Madness, Motherhood and Letting Go', which chronicles the experiences of her son Zach who experienced psychosis as a 19-year-old.

I needed Kierkegaard and Freud; a psychiatrist prescribed cereal bars

The philosopher Ian Hacking described a looping effect, whereby people adjust themselves to become more like the labels foisted upon them. ‘Sometimes, our sciences...

‘What’s the Matter With Tony Slattery?’

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in May 2020, we are reposting some of our favourite posts here. Please enjoy: a reflection on...

When treatment makes you sick: the eating disorder clinic

Eight years after beginning ‘treatment’ for an ‘eating disorder’, I was eating worse than ever. Yet three years after quitting that ‘treatment’, food is...

Challenging a Psychiatric Diagnosis

Editor's Note: This post was originally published on Mad in the UK in May 2019, we are reposting some of our favourite blogs over...