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Behind Stone Walls and Iron Doors

Editorial note: Through personal observations of the author who has spent time working at a large government-run hospital in India, this article...
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Making Pharma Research Public, Creatively

Editorial note: With the global mental health movement augmenting the reach of Big Pharma far beyond developed countries,...
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Talking Back to Conversion Culture in Indian Psy-Circles

Author’s note: This article is a tribute to the spirit of resistance that Pride Month is supposed to embody. Like the brick...
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Psychiatric Overdose: A Poem

Earning a fast buck inThese vulnerable times… Psychoanalysis gives way toA faster remedial approach — Curative...

A ‘Case’ or a ‘Person’? The Perennial Dilemma in Psy-disciplines: A...

I remember being seated before a board of interviewers for a viva-voce that would have been my ticket to a two-year MPhil...

How Western Psychiatry Harms Alternative Understandings of Mental Health

Note: This article was first published on Mad in America on December 27, 2019 and can be accessed here.