Truth and reconciliation in psychiatry: a response to Spandler and McKeown

Cresswell, M (2017) 'Truth and reconciliation in psychiatry: a response to Spandler and McKeown.' Mental Health Review Journal, 22 (4). pp. 324-331. ISSN 1361-9322

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Abstract

Purpose:- To critique Spandler and McKeown's recent advocacy of a Truth and Reconciliation process in psychiatry. Approach:- A critique of a recent article in Mental Health Review Journal. Findings:- That Spandler and McKeown's advocacy of a Truth and Reconciliation process in psychiatry can be criticised from a number of inter-related practical, political and ethical perspectives. Value:- The present critique contributes to the ongoing debate about the desirability of a Truth and Reconciliation process in psychiatry.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: forced psychiatry, truth and reconciliation, testimony, democracy
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2019 16:32
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2019 16:33
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