Monthly Archives: December 2016

Modern Mental Medicine

Modern psychiatric care is structured into a system of provision which mainly provides care in the community. Understanding the neat modern categories throws into relief the complex, multi-layered medical marketplace… Read more »

Foucault And Anti-Psychiatry

Psychiatry has always been influenced by perspectives from non-medical disciplines and these have in turn changed how the wider society looks at mental medicine. This podcast examines critical perspectives associated… Read more »

Roots and routes

A remarkable shift in the care of the mad occurred between 1800 and 2000: from almost no asylums to – almost no asylums.  How and why this happened is the… Read more »