Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:

 

  • understand differences between 'critical psychiatry' and 'anti-psychiatry'

 

  • reflect upon the limits of seeing psychiatry as a medical speciality

 

  • recognise the shortcomings of approaching mental health difficulties exclusively from a natural science perspective

 

  • work with patients to offer a more collaborative approach to the use of psychopharmaceuticals

 

  • appreciate the pervasive importance of relationships in psychiatric practice.

 

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