This final chapter aims to do two things. First, we will anticipate some of the reactions to the arguments we have developed in this book. Critiques of psychiatric discourse and clinical practice always have to contend with a range of excuses and defences from those who collude with, or even actively employ, traditional notions of psychopathology. These range from tired, worn-out routines that wear down radicals in mental health to vituperative and exasperated attacks on anyone who dares to suggest that there may be anything wrong. We will be picking up some of the reactions to other critiques and trying to offer some suggestions that may be useful for those working in and against the mental health system. ...
Deconstructive Responses and Resources
Deconstructive responses and resources