Abolish concept of ‘disease insight’

From Mad in the Netherlands: If there is something that causes discussion in mental health care, it is the concept of ‘illness insight’, and in particular the lack of it. When a client thinks differently about his treatment, his counselor regularly says that the client has no insight into his psychological difficulties. But if he agrees with the practitioner, he has insight and is called cooperative. In this blog I will take a closer look at the different ways in which the concept of ‘lack of insight into illness’ is viewed.

Read the original article here and the English translation here.