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Episode 36 - The history of Asylum Magazine, twitter debates and more!
Professor Helen Spandler and Dr Sonia Soans join me to talk about the history of Asylum magazine, our thoughts on the twitter mental health debate, activism in the UK and India, Democratic Psychiatry and more...
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episode 35 - mistakes we have made, lessons we have learned
Steve and Sam join us (for the second time) to discuss what they learned in their experience as nurse and service user
episode 34 - Against method, the role of science
On this episode I give a brief overview on how my position on the role of science in support services evolved through my studies. Hopefully I explained what my position is with sufficient clarity.
I talk about Galilei, Kuhn, Popper, Feyerabend... since I'm not an expert in Philosophy, please correct me if I got something wrong!
Episode 33 - Basaglia's International Legacy: From Asylum to Community... review
A book has just been published on Basaglia's influence in the world. It's the beginning of a difficult conversation. Let's talk about it
Episode 32 - What type of change? Reactive or still reactive?
Vincenzo shares some thoughts on the limited nature of a debate based on which treatment options to offer to patients in the current system.
Episode 31 - Discussing mental distress and the Power threat meaning Framework with Lucy Johnstone (@ClinpsychLucy)
Dr Lucy Johnstone joins Vincenzo to discuss the "Power Threat Meaning Framework", a new and highly influential approach that challenges traditional diagnostic thinking. We take a look at the rationale behind it and some of the criticisms that have been raised against it.
Here are some related links to know more:
The main PTMF website: https://www.bps.org.uk/power-threat-meaning-framework
A talk on the PTMF: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWAv4IBsCjc
Another interview about the PTMF: https://www.madinamerica.com/2018/03/dr-lucy-johnstone-power-threat-meaning-framework/
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Thoughtful and informative
Am currently reading this book about Basaglia’s legacy and found this narrative to be extremely helpful as I wade through it!