Asylum 20.3 – Autumn 2013

Autumn 2013

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL Phil Virden
POEMS Ben Gray
PUBLICATION OF THE NEW EDITION OF THE PSYCHIATRIC BIBLE: REACTIONS TO DSM-5
NEWS ITEM: PSYCHOLOGISTS OPPOSE THE BIOMEDICAL MODEL
MORE HARM THAN GOOD Mental Health Europe
BOOK REVIEW Dwight Garner

NEUROLEPTIC DRUGS AND PATIENT VIOLENCE Catherine Clarke & Jan Evans
DIALOGUE AND DEBATE IN PRESTON William Park
FEAR AND LOATHING IN THE CON DEM NATION Michelle Brown
POEM: ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS Jo McFarlane
BIGOTS AMONGST THE ANTI-CAPITALISTS Ronny
MAD LOVE: INTERVIEW WITH THE VACUUM CLEANER
OUT OF SIGHT: NOTES ON OBSTACLES TO COMMUNITY IN A PHILADELPHIA ASSOCIATION ‘COMMUNITY HOUSEHOLD’ Meg Kelly
THE RECOVERY STAR Dr Joanna, Dip. Loon
WE ARE ALL ASYLUM SEEKERS NOW David Morgan
A JOURNEY THROUGH MADNESS AND BACK Dina Poursanidou
PATIENTS TAKE CONTROL Mark Bertram

NEWS AND COMMENTS

A MAD DICTIONARY
THE FERGUSON SAFETY SMOCK FOR SUICIDAL INMATES AND PATIENTS
ANTIDEPRESSANT PRAYER FLAGS Caiti Berry