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‘Catastrophic failings’ in schizophrenia care

Important day today: sees the publication of the report by UK Schizophrenia commission The Abandoned Illness “What we found was a broken and demoralised system that does not deliver the quality of treatment that is needed for people to recover. … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia: 100 years of bad treatment

A great piece from Sept 2011 in the lead up to the unhappy 100th anniversary of the coining of the term “schizophrenia”. The article offers a wee glimpse into the dark history of how psychiatry and wider society has treated the … Continue reading

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