Users and Abusers of Psychiatry
A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice
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Users and Abusers of Psychiatry by Lucy Johnstone
Book DescriptionUsers and Abusers of Psychiatry is a radically different, critical account of the day-to-day practice of psychiatry. Using real-life examples and her own experience as a clinical psychologist, Lucy Johnstone argues that the traditional way of treating mental illness can often exacerbate people's original difficulties leaving them powerless, disabled and distressed. In this completely revised and updated second edition, she draws on a range of evidence to present a very different understanding of psychiatric breakdown than that found in standard medical textbooks. Users and Abusers of Psychiatry is a challenging but ultimately inspiring read for all who are involved in mental health - whether as professionals, students, service users, relatives or interested lay people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415211567
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lucy Johnstone
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Do you still need your psychiatric diagnosis. If the authors of the diagnostic manuals are admitting that psychiatric diagnoses are not supported by evidence, then no one should be forced to accept them. This book is about giving health professionals, service-users and carers the information they need to decide for themselves.
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Author Biography - Lucy Johnstone
Lucy Johnstone spent 11 years working in the NHS as a clinical psychologist before moving to her present post as Senior lecturer in clinical psychology & counselling at UWE, Bristol. She has published widely in the area of critical approaches to mental health.
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