- "A narrative future for healthcare": kcl.ac.uk/innovation/gro… NB @mellojonny is live tweeting at #NFHC 14 hours ago
- RT @ahrcpress: Knowledge Exchange and the Arts & Humanities Workshop for academics condidering future public policy engagement 12/7 http://… 17 hours ago
- Madness Contested: Power and Practice (Review by @ponapon) wp.me/p14fUh-1F4 19 hours ago
- "A Narrative Future for Healthcare" starts today! wp.me/p14fUh-1zs Is anyone tweeting from this conference? Pls let us know! #medhums 20 hours ago
- RT @WesselyS: hours, well one hour,,of fun MT @somatosphere:@felicitycallard #DSM5: @MaudsleyDebates: podcast of debate available http://t… 1 day ago
- Madness Contested: Power and Practice (Review by Jonathan Gadsby)
- The Voice-Hearer as a Public Identity
- Sociology of Diagnosis Workshop with Simon Wessely, Monica Greco and Tom Shakespeare (Cambridge 31 October 2013)
- Epistemic Injustice and Illness: Ian Kidd and Havi Carel (Seminar, Durham, 24 June 2013)
- “The Construction of Norms in 17th- to 19th-Century Europe and the US” (1-yr Pre/Post-doc, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
Category Archives: Ideas
By David Nutt, Imperial College London. First published in The Conversation. In 1632 the Catholic Church convened a case against Galileo on the grounds that his work using the telescope to explore the nature of the heavens contradicted the church’s … Continue reading
Diagnosis and disputation: “archiving” DSM–5 I have spent the last few months gorging on DSM–5 media discussions. (All too often I have felt as though I have been ingesting too many empty, sugar-spiked calories.) I had promised myself, then, that I … Continue reading
Havi Carel, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Bristol, and a patient, gives a philosophical perspective on patients and improving the quality of care at The King’s Fund’s NHS Leadership Summit 2013. She drew on her own experience of care, … Continue reading
Des Fitzgerald writes: “I thought I knew a lot about autism, because I’d read a lot about autism, I’d heard a lot about autism – actually I was utterly unprepared for it [...] here was thing I was really passionate … Continue reading
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The DSM5 Debates: Searching for the voices of those living under, through, and beyond psychiatric diagnoses
Next week, on June 4–5, 2013, I will be speaking at the DSM-5 extravaganza taking place at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. There is a 2-day international conference titled: DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Where is … Continue reading
The S Factor For Heidi Sometimes Craziness creates a Heightened Illumination of the Zeitgeist Originality its Privilege Humour its Revenge Every outsider Nonconformist work of art is an Ingenious Act of lunacy. © Sandy Jeffs 2013 Sandy Jeffs is an … Continue reading
Using Dance as an Intervention: Can dance help prevent and decrease psychological and health-related problems among young women?
Elizabeth Sharp, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, writes: Despite the alarmingly high rates of disordered eating on US college campuses, very few prevention efforts have … Continue reading
Elizabeth Sharp, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, writes: In November 2012, I had the pleasure of participating in the Times of Transition Workshop, sponsored by … Continue reading
A podcast of Professor Ian Hacking’s ‘Making Up Autism’ – Inaugural C. L. Oakley Lecture in Medicine and the Arts, University of Leeds, 13 May 2013 – is now available here.