Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: indigenous

How Western Psychology Can Rip Indigenous Families Apart

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An interview with Elisa Lacerda-Vandenborn about the consequences psychology and mental health treatment can have for indigenous children.

How Western Psychology Can Rip Indigenous Families Apart: An Interview with...

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An interview with Elisa Lacerda-Vandenborn about the consequences \psychology and mental health treatment can have for indigenous children.

Where Western Medicine Meets Indigenous Healing: An Interview with Anthropologist Ian...

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MIA's Micah Ingle interviews the anthropologist Ian Puppe on how the imposition of psychiatric treatments can lead to harmful iatrogenic effects with Indigenous peoples.

How to Integrate Culture into Mental Health Care

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Researchers explore how culturally responsive services can create greater equity in mental health care.

When Healing Looks Like Justice: An Interview with Harvard Psychologist Joseph...

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MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews Joseph Gone about how a history of dispossession, conquest, and colonization shapes mental health outcomes in Native American communities.

Indigenous People Fighting to Live Through Community and Activism

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From Ricochet: "'Personal individual solutions of therapists, of internalizing it, and that kind of stuff, is problematic,' explains McKay. 'Our own view is...

A Significant Indigenous Scholarship and Another Antipsychiatry Battle

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Why is this scholarship important? Because it will fund, create recognition for, and promote research into violence against Indigenous women. It includes not only what is conventionally seen as violence such as murder, rape, and battery, but also violence perpetrated by institutions, including psychiatry.

Study Explores Māori Community’s Multifaceted Understanding of “Psychosis”

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A new study explores how “psychosis” and “schizophrenia” are viewed within the Māori community in New Zealand.

“Can Madness Save the World?”

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Writing for CounterPunch, Paris Williams writes that when an individual is experiencing what has been termed “psychosis,” it is important to recognize that this may also be the manifestation of a breakdown in their larger social groups, the family, society, and even the species.