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Sitting on the fence, playing to the gallery of psychiatry: Clinical psychology disrupted

         Psychology first lost its soul, then its mind, it still has behaviour of a sort. -Woodworth

New report published by the UN Special rapporteur on health says relationships and social...

On the 24th of June, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Dr. Dainius Pūras, presented a report examining the...

An Interview With Stephen Gillatt, the author of Mad, Sad, Dysfunctional Dad

Jhilmil Breckenridge of Mad in Asia Pacific spoke with Stephen Gillatt about the issues of mental health and men and how society...

Mental Healthcare for Young Women in Indian Metros

Photo by José Martín Ramírez C on Unsplash It is 7 p.m. on a weekday evening, and long...

Making Inclusion a Reality: Interview Series (Part IV)

Moving away from the biomedical and institutionalisation model, persons with psychosocial disabilities everywhere have demonstrated that there are better alternatives to inclusion...

Circle time: Creating sharing spaces in Malaysia

For long people with mental health conditions have been treated as fly on the walls of psychiatry driven mental health care support....

Supporting a Collective and Unified Response towards the International Mental Health Week 2018

From the TCI Asia Desk#WhatWENeed is Full CRPD Compliance — A Campaign Report for the campaign period October-December’18  Transforming Communities for Inclusion...

State of rights for people with psychosocial disability in Pakistan: Podcast with Waqar Puri

In this new series of Podcasts, Mad in Asia Pacific Team is reaching out to activists across different countries to highlight the...

“Let’s Not Go Overboard About ECT”

By Peter Breggin, MD This post was first published on Mad in America on March 3, 2019 and can be...

Ableism- What has capitalism got to do with it?

Of late, I keep hearing the term, struggle porn. It is similar to disability porn where people with disabilities are often shown...