Asylum 19.3 – Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012

CONTENTS

SPECIAL ISSUE: ‘ANTI-CAPITALISM AND MENTAL HEALTH’

POLITICISING THE ANTI-PSYCHIATRY MOVEMENT Emma Chorlton

TOWARDS PSYCHOLOGICAL REVOLT AGAINST THE MACHINES OF SUBJECTION Bertie Russell

BROKEN SYSTEM, NOT BROKEN PEOPLE Michael Richmond

RISE UP/FIGHT BACK: selected writings of an antipsychiatry activist Don Weitz

IS ‘MENTAL ILLNESS’ A BARRIER TO GETTING INVOLVED? Rose Stambe, David Fryer, Sahra Dauncey & Stephanie Hicks

NEWS
THREE-QUARTERS OF THOSE IN NEED GET NO MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

THE DOCTOR IGNORANTIA Bruce Scott

NEWS
ASSOCIATION OF SELF-HARM WITH BEING BULLIED AS A CHILD

‘ILLNESS LIKE ANY OTHER’: What does that really mean?
Hugh Middleton 17

THE POLITICS OF PSYCHOTHERAPY Jean-Francois Jacques

A THERAPIST IN SECURE SERVICES Julia K Horn

IT’S YOUR PROBLEM BUT YOU NEED US TO HELP YOU TO FIX IT: THE PARADOX AT THE HEART OF THE IMPROVING ACCESS TO PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPIES AGENDA Ewen Speed and Danny Taggart

BLUR THE BOUNDARIES, BUT GET ORGANISED Anon

AGAINST SUPERHEROES & MARTYRDOM: REFLECTIONS ON BURNOUT Andi Sidwell

MENTAL HEALTH: THE STRUGGLE FOR DECENT FOOD Shaun Whittaker

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF THE BRITISH ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION SYSTEM ON FEMALE VICTIMS OF TORTURE Niki Taylor

CLIMATE CHANGE: ITS IMPACT ON PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISLOCATION AND ON THE INCIDENCE OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG USE DISORDERS: Argeo Maviglia & Marcello Maviglia

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