New research project on dialogue, being and nothingness

From Mad in Denmark: ” Dialogical ways of being – the blessings of nothingness ” is the title of Bjarne Vind Sørensen’s PhD thesis, which he defended at Aalborg University on Friday 24 May. With its focus on the importance of presence, being and doing nothing, the thesis provides a solid counterpoint to both psychiatry’s idea of ​​treating mental disorders and social psychiatry’s focus on the citizen’s need to learn and develop in order to achieve his goals – which may even only is set because the system has made a demand for it

Read the full article here and the English translation here.