Tag: Frantz Fanon

Uncovering Radical Psychiatry and Institutional Psychotherapy in Postwar France: An Interview...

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MIA's Micah Ingle interviews historian Camile Robcis about radical and liberatory forms of psychiatry and psychotherapy in postwar France.

What Fanon Still Teaches Us About ‘Mental Illness’ in Post-Colonial Society

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From The Conversation: "Fanon ultimately viewed institutionalised care as a mode of disciplinary power in the regulation of people. He saw it as a...

We Need to Broaden the Philosophical Landscape of Social Work

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In this piece forĀ Community Care, Anjum Shah argues that social work academics need to pay more attention to the work of the philosopher Frantz...

The Frantz Fanon’s Foundation 2nd Rencontres

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From theĀ Blog of the APA: This past December, the Frantz Fanon Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary in the "2nd Rencontres" of the Foundation. The...

Agency and Activism as Protective Factors for Children in the Gaza...

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Researchers recommend a ā€˜politically-informed focus', including activism, when assessing children and designing interventions in areas of chronic political violence.

Forgetting Fanon, Remembering Fanon

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In this pieceĀ forĀ Verso Books, David Macey discusses the legacy of Frantz Fanon, a Martinican psychiatrist, philosopher, and revolutionary, in honor of his 92nd birthday.

Series on Anti-Psychiatry and Critical Theory for World Mental Health Day

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To coincide with World Mental Health Day on October 10th, 2015, Verso Books, the largest independent and radical publishing house released a series of blogs on mental health and critical and antipsychiatry. The posts include pieces on R.D. Laing, colonialism, womenā€™s oppression, delusions and art, ā€œThe Happiness Industry,ā€ and social and institutional oppression.