Editorial Policy

  • Our focus is primarily on Asia and the work of persons with psychosocial disabilities and their networks in promoting critical thinking and social change
  • We seek to publish philosophies, theories, research evidence and practice that focus on changing communities to make inclusion a reality as well as challenge the dominance of western psychiatry/psychology in promoting plural understandings of distress, disability, wellness and healing
  • We will showcase innovations from Asian countries that promote community inclusion, self-determination and human rights and challenge coercive, top-down approaches
  • Mad in Asia will serve as a hub for transcultural knowledge exchange, learning and collaboration
  • We WILL NOT publish materials that uncritically perpetuate the dominance of the bio-medical model