Madness and Mental Health: London Lectures 2023-4
What is mental health? Can we make sense of psychosis? What’s the connection between mental health and concepts including race & evolution? Explore these questions, among others, through the lens of philosophy at the 2023/4 London Lectures.
Communicating to Increase Agency in Youth Mental Health Treatment Encounters and Beyond
When young people seek help from mental health professionals, these encounters can undermine or increase their sense of agency. Rose McCabe, Michele Lim and Lisa Bortolotti talk about communication in video-recorded encounters between young people and mental healthcare practitioners in emergency services.
The Person in Psychiatry: An Ecohumanist, Enactive Approach
Many people suffer from psychiatric disorders and mental distress, yet much is still unclear – both regarding how to understand these problems and how to best treat them. Sanneke de Haan presents this talk.
Rethinking Disenchantment and the Immanent Frame in Mental Health and Disability
Why is it so tempting to understand spirituality / religion as counter to our conception of mental health, both in terms of its causality and its therapeutic restoration? Camillia Kong seeks to provide a philosophical diagnosis of the problem.