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Art Therapy and Holding on to Rage

I always seek to use more ordinary language, bringing the person’s own words and metaphors in. It can be painful to hear a person’s detailed and often very meaningful description of their feelings or distress being reduced to a symptom.

Drop The Disorder! – Poetry Evening 22/01/2021

Drop the Disorder poetry evenings showcase poems that challenge the dominant narrative in 'mental health' of diagnosis & disorder! ‘A poet’s work is to name...

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”?

The Creation of a Conceptual Alternative to the DSM: An Interview...

Mad in America's Zenobia Morrill interviews Lucy Johnstone about the reaction to the Power Threat Meaning Framework, her life influences, and her hopes for the future.