Child Abuse and Mental Health
Work Capability Assessments

Winter 2012


Hearing Voices: Readers’ Views

CONTENTS

THOMAS SZASZ (1920–2012): LIFE, LIBERTY AND POLITICS Ron Roberts

CHILD ABUSE AND ADULT MENTAL HEALTH
CHRIS HOLLEY 1958–2011

SAFETY MODEL FOR ADULT SURVIVORS
EMERGE
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SECTIONED: SIX IDEAS FROM A SURVIVOR Jeremy Spandler

WORK CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT: SQUEEZING THE VULNERABLE
A SERVICE USER COMMENTS
CHALLENGING THE BENEFITS REGIME Phil Hutchinson
BEYOND RECOVERY Jeremy Gluck

HEARING VOICES
HEARING VOICES IS NORMAL Dr John Rowan
LISTENING TO THE INNER VOICE: CONSCIOUSNESS AND MENTAL DISTRESS John Myhill
WHAT DOES HEARING VOICES HAVE TO DO WITH ME? (CONNECTING PROFESSIONAL AND PRIVATE SELVES) Caroline von Taysen

NEWS AND FINDINGS
DEPRESSION & MEDICATION ON THE INCREASE
26% OF UK WORKERS TAKE TIME OFF FOR DEPRESSION
MIDDLE-AGED MEN NOW HIGHEST SUICIDE RISK
MENTAL HEALTH DISCRIMINATION TO BE AXED
CREATIVITY & MENTAL ILLNESS
STIGMA & DISCRIMINATION STILL IMPORTANT
INCREASE IN ADMISSIONS FOR SELF-HARM

CREATIVE WRITING
INTERVIEW WITH PETER CAMPBELL
POEMS – Peter Campbell
POEMS Don Weitz and Jenny Johnson
HOW WELL DO ANTI-CAPITALIST CAMPAIGNERS RESPOND TO MENTAL DEVIANCE? Ronny Worsey

BOOK REVIEWS
MINDFUL OCCUPATION: RISING UP WITHOUT BURNING OUT
NARRATIVE PSYCHIATRY: HOW STORIES CAN SHAPE CLINICAL PRACTICE
AGNES’S JACKET: A PSYCHOLOGIST’S SEARCH FOR THE MEANING OF MADNESS

Leave a comment