Category:Health and Social Care
Table Of Contents - Special Issue: Health humanities: madness and literature
The use of poetry in the construction of meaning in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy and mental health studiesCaroline Roe, Anne Garland
This paper is a shared endeavour between client (Caroline) and therapist (Anne) which aims to examine the use of poetry in the construction of meaning in Cognitive…
Memoir and the diagnosis of schizophrenia: reflections on The Centre Cannot Hold, Me, Myself, and Them, and the “crumbling twin pillars” of Kraepelinian psychiatryAngela Woods
Over 100 years ago, Emil Kraepelin revolutionised the classification of psychosis by identifying what he argued were two natural disease entities: manic depressive…
There is evidence to suggest an association between mood disorders, in particular bipolar disorder, and creativity. This paper aims to examine the evidence that the writer…
This paper seeks to analyse a popular novel with regard to the topic of depression.
Literature and legend features many dangerous female characters. However, in fiction (and in film), it is the male psychopath who dominates. In the scientific literature…
Teaching madness and literature in a healthcare context: an enquiry into interdisciplinary educationDavid Flood, Carol‐Ann Farkas
This paper seeks to examine the value of teaching about mental illness through the use of literature.
This paper seeks to describe the advantages and limitations of using the mental illness memoir to teach future health care providers about mental illness.
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