Links about "mental illness"

Adding this:

PHILIP HICKEY, PH.D.
Person-first Terminology Doesn’t Validate Psychiatric Diagnoses
January 8, 2014

via Psykisk Daily

This is an interview with  the president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Paul Summergrad:
http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2014/01/renounce-term-the-mentally-ill

I have also renounced the concept of “mental illness” – more about that here:
http://freudfri.blogspot.no/2013/12/i-dont-understand-mental-illness.html

And I’m linking to Harold A Maio’s article in the Guardian:
http://freudfri.blogspot.no/2011/11/heroes-harold-maio.html

While I’m at it, I might as well link to Gary Greenberg’s interview with Allen Frances:

Inside the Battle to Define Mental Illness

and his book: 

The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry 

Other books:

Bias in Psychiatric Diagnosis [Kindle Edition] 
Paula J. Caplan (Editor), Lisa Cosgrove (Editor)

Women and Madness: Revised and Updated Paperback 
 by Phyllis Chesler

by Johnstone, Lucy and Dallos, Rudi 

History of Madness 
Michel Foucault (Author), Jean Khalfa (Editor), Jonathan Murphy (Translator)

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