Call for Reviews

Call for Review: ‘The Diagnostic System: Why the Classification of Psychiatric Disorder is Necessary, Difficult, and Never Settled’ by Jason Schnittker.

We are delighted to offer The Diagnostic System: Why the Classification of Psychiatric Disorders is Necessary, Difficult, and Never Settled  by Jason Schnittker (Columbia University Press, 2017) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Mental illness is many things at once: It is a natural phenomenon that is also shaped by Read more…

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Workshops

DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities (Workshop, Geneva, 7–8 July 2014)

DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities Brocher foundation, Switzerland Organizer: Dr Matthew Smith, University of Strathclyde In May of 2013, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was published. Often referred to as the ‘Psychiatric Bible’, the DSM, Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

The DSM5 Debates: Searching for the voices of those living under, through, and beyond psychiatric diagnoses

Next week, on June 4–5, 2013, I will be speaking at the DSM-5 extravaganza taking place at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. There is a 2-day international conference titled: DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Where is the roadmap taking us?, as well as a Maudsley Debate (which Read more…

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Call for Papers

DSM: The History, Theory, and Politics of Diagnosis (CFP, Conference, University of Surrey, 25-27 March 2013)

History & Philosophy of Psychology Section of the BPS Annual Conference 25-27 March, 2013 University of Surrey, Guildford DSM: The History, Theory, and Politics of Diagnosis Keynote Speaker: Professor Ian Parker 2013 marks the 40-year anniversary of the vote by the members of the American Psychiatric Association to remove ‘homosexuality’ Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities