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Mental Illnesses are Brain Diseases – or are they?

There was a recent programme on the BBC consisting of sound bites about the latest so-called breakthrough in trying to understand mental illness – a field of medicine in which understanding is sorely lacking: It’s pretty radical – that we can develop new treatment options that work through the immune system…It is ground-breaking…demonstrating that depression […]

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The Disappearing Jung

Can you imagine a history of Europe without mention of Napoleon? Well, the learned editors of the highly esteemed New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry have done something similar in the second edition (2009) compared with the first edition (2000). In the Preface, from which I quoted in a previous post, it says ‘textbooks are still […]

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