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Tag: Disorder

A Positive Operation of Power: ‘A Disorder for Everyone’ Event

The voices at AD4E were those of empowered people, powerful in the moment, leaving the perpetrators, and supporters of the perpetrators through their use of diagnostic labels, firmly in the shadows.

Why Must People Pathologize Eating Problems?

Why is it that so many people, even some astute critics of the traditional mental health system who are happy to challenge the pathologizing of emotional distress generally, cling uncritically to the term and concept of “eating disorders”?

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.