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The Mental Health Recovery Archive, The Wellcome Trust – review of its ‘soft launch’ (9 December 2013)

Roz Oates, a doctoral student in Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of Geography, who is also part of the Hearing the Voice research team, writes: The Mental Health Recovery Archive at the Wellcome Trust On Monday 9 December, … Continue reading

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Recovery Archive at the Wellcome Trust (Project and Symposium, Wellcome Trust, December 9 2013)

Professor Jerome Carson writes: A PhD researcher, Anna Sexton, who is an archivist, has established a Recovery Archive on the Omeka system. It features work from four people with lived experience of mental health problems. These are Peter Bullimore, Andrew Voyce, … Continue reading

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‘Recovery’ in mental health: who judges, on what grounds, with what evidence, and which arguments?

The medical humanities have contributed greatly to research that addresses – conceptually, historically and empirically – whose perspective(s) are (and should be) privileged when judging the contours of illness and health. One research arena in which these questions currently have … Continue reading

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Recovery of People with Mental Illness: philosophical and related perspectives

The Oxford University Press International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry series has just published a book which may be of interest to readers of the Centre for Medical Humanities Blog: Abraham Rudnick (ed): Recovery of People with Mental Illness: philosophical … Continue reading

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Review of “Getting Better – Concepts of Recovery in Medicine and Society from 1900 to the Present”

Stephen Soanes is an Early Career Fellow at the Centre for the History of Medicine/ Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick. In September 2011 he convened a workshop on the topic of Getting Better, reviewed here for readers of … Continue reading

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CFP Getting Better: Concepts of Recovery in Medicine and Society from 1900 to the Present – University of Warwick Tuesday 27 September

Getting Better: Concepts of Recovery in Medicine and Society from 1900 to the Present Tuesday 27 September 2011 University of Warwick Institute of Advanced Study, Seminar Room (F204) This one-day workshop provides a forum for discussion on the medical and … Continue reading

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