Donna Holder worked as a Chartered Psychologist for approximately twenty years. In 2019-20 she had a breakdown for which she was sectioned and placed on locked psychiatric wards for four months. This is an extract taken from her forthcoming personal memoir.
This issue opens with a moving extract from Donna Holder’s forthcoming personal memoir reflecting on a year spent as an in-patient (one of our sample articles).
I first realised that I am mad as a bag of badgers about thirty years ago, towards the end of my degree in English Literature, at Edinburgh University.
Note: this article was written in 2019, during my first year of qualification and before the CoVid pandemic.
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We tend to think about troubling questions about ‘being mad’, ‘being white’, and ‘being black’ separately rather than in association with each other.