Psychiatry is increasingly dominated by the reductionist claim that mental illness is caused by neurobiological abrmalities. Critical psychiatry disagrees with this and proposes a more ethical foundation for practice. This book describes an original framework for renewing mental health services in alliance with people with mental health problems.
D.B. DOUBLE is Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust and University of East Anglia, UK. He is a founding member and website editor of the Critical Psychiatry Network (www.criticalpsychiatry.co.uk).