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Searching for the Person in the Patient

"We had a TBI (traumatic brain injury) today in the morning and an F20 (ICD code for paranoid schizophrenia) in the noon."

In Conversation with Aanchal Narang

Trigger Warning: Abuse, suicide, self-harm In this video interview, we bring to you a conversation between our lead...

Country Report – Malaysia

In December 2019, I attended a wonderful conference organised by Mental Illness Awareness and Support Association, MIASA. It is a Mental...
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Recovery: Stressing the Social Basis of the Process – Topor, Larsen,...

This article is co-authored by Alain Topor, Inger Beate Larsen & Tore Dag Bøe and was originally published on Mad in America...
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Under: A Poem

I try to meet you on even groundbut somehow always get lost.Around me are ruins of a silenceit’s difficult to clamber out...
Illustration from children's picture book 'Machher Jhol' showing the back view of a small boy in a red shirt with a stick in one hand facing a woman in a sari who is holding the hand of a toddler. The toddler's other hand is held by a young girl. The setting is a marketplace, with tea-drinkers seen in the background. A puppy is next to the boy.

Depictions of Disability in Children’s Books: A View from India

What have you been reading during the lockdown imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic? I have kept myself occupied with children’s books...

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...
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Comedy, Activism, Disability and Mental Health: In Conversation with Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi Goyal is a Mumbai-based disability rights activist and stand-up comedian. She is the founder and director of an NGO called Rising...

Symptom or Protest? Exploring the Vastness of Distress Beyond the Medical...

The first poem in R. D. Laing’s collected works, Knots, commences with the following: “They are playing a...

COVID-19 and Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities: A Joint Statement and Some...

The following concerned organisations have drafted a collective statement on the heightened risk that people living with psychosocial disabilities face amidst a...