Critical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health Titles

Our Encounters with Madness

Our Encounters with Madness

ISBN 978 1 906254 38 4 (2011)

A collection of user, carer and survivor narratives, this book is grouped under five themes: On diagnosis; Stories of experience (of mental health problems); Experiencing the mental health system; On being a carer and Abuse and Survival.

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Just War: Psychology and Terrorism

Just War: Psychology and Terrorism

ISBN 978 1 898 059 92 9 (2007)

The invasion and occupation of Iraq by US and UK forces in March 2003 set in motion a global chain of events, from the growth of terrorist networks to the curtailment of civil liberties, from which the dust has yet to settle. The war in Iraq—seen as part of the wider…

Being Human: Reflections on mental distress in society

Being Human: Reflections on mental distress in society

ISBN 978 1 906254 06 3 (2008)

This volume attempts to shed a new and different light on the intersections between mental health, mental distress and society, without offering any programmatic methodology or declaration of intent. An array of critical voices from across various disciplines in the…

Making and Breaking Children’s Lives

Making and Breaking Children's Lives

ISBN 978 1 898059 70 7 (2005)

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Making and Breaking Children’s Lives examines how children are hurt in modern society. We hear much about the effects of early abandonment, abuse and lack of attachment, but find…