Psychiatrists and psychologists: who are they and what do they do?


Pamela Jacobsen and Golnar Aref ask themselves “Who do they think we are?” as they reflect on a recent qualitative study about public perceptions of psychiatrists and psychologists.

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Power to the people: practitioners, patients and power


Rob Allison explores a recent qualitative study of dependence and resistance in community mental health care, which looks at negotiations of user participation between mental health staff and service users.

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Do we need a Truth and Reconciliation process in psychiatry?


Sarah Carr and Danny Taggart explore the case for truth and reconciliation in psychiatry and mental health services. It’s a really thought-provoking blog that all mental health service users, survivors, refusers and professionals should read.

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