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The Guide 15: Thought disorders

Unlike delusions which are all about ‘what’ we think, thought disorders are about ‘how’ we think. It is thought process, not thought content. Continue reading

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The Guide 14: Delusions part 2

There is real value in medicine and antipsychotics are certainly useful but the real work of recovery takes more than that. Continue reading

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The Guide 13: Delusions part 1

The three primary signs of psychosis (hallucinations, delusions and thought disorders) were always presented separately as though they had not and never could have any relationship to each other. I hope to show that they not only can be related but that they almost inevitably must be in any problematic psychosis. Continue reading

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The Guide 12: Hallucinations

True hallucinations are different from what most people understand as thoughts. The voice in your head, the internal chatter of thoughts you experience all day long is not an hallucination. Continue reading

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The Guide 7: Anxiety

We are descended from a long line of cowards. Had we not been it seems doubtful that we’d have descended from anything at all.
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The Guide 6: The meaning of psychiatric diagnoses

Diagnosis means ‘through knowledge’ and yet we know much less than we’d like to for sure. In fact there are those who argue that diagnosis is little better than useless in mental health care Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery day 3.4: Risk Scenario 1 – Joseph

Please use the form provided to construct an initial; risk assessment, suggest control measures and generally prepare for the multi-disciplinary meeting to come. Continue reading

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