Tag: power threat meaning framework

Healing From Transgenerational Trauma: My Mum, My Daughter, & Me

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Emotional trauma is the type of wound that, if not processed and integrated, can become a void that expands to swallow not just the traumatized person but also their children and grandchildren.

What Can We Learn from Alcohol? A Paradigm Shift in How...

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The effects of alcoholā€”both positive and negativeā€”have a lot to teach us about the biomedical view of psychiatric diagnoses and the drugs prescribed to treat them.

The ERNI Declaration: Making Sense of Distress Without ā€œDiseaseā€

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The ERNI (Emotions aRe Not Illnesses) declaration is based on the idea that distress does not equate to disease, dysfunction, dysregulation, or chemical imbalance.

Insane Medicine, Chapter 7: Industrialised Psychotherapy Markets Western Folk Psychology (Part...

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Contrasting the folk psychology brands of CBT and McMindfulness with empowering frameworks such as Open Dialogue and the Power Threat Meaning Framework.

How Little We Really Know About Psychiatric Drugs

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Joanna Moncrieff reflects on what has and has not changed in the field of psychiatric drug treatment in the years between the first and newly published second edition of the Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs.

Why Must People Pathologize Eating Problems?

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Why is it that so many people, even some astute critics of the traditional mental health system who are happy to challenge the pathologizing of emotional distress generally, cling uncritically to the term and concept of ā€œeating disordersā€?

Power Threat Meaning Framework and Tapering Strips in Brasil

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On October 29 to 31, the National School of Public Health (ENSP / FIOCRUZ) in Rio de Janeiro will hold its 3rd International Seminar on psychiatric drugs. UK Clinical Psychologist Lucy Johnstone will discuss the Power Threat Meaning Framework and Peter Groot will discuss his work in the Netherlands on tapering strips.

The Creation of a Conceptual Alternative to the DSM: An Interview...

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MIA's Zenobia Morrill interviews Lucy Johnstone about the reaction to the Power Threat Meaning Framework, her life influences, and her hopes for the future.

The Power Threat Meaning Framework One Year On

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The team that developed the Power Threat Meaning framework as a diagnostic alternative reflects on the response to the framework after one year.

Using the Power Threat Meaning Framework in Mental Health Nurse Education

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Scholars call for international mental health nurse curriculum to shift to a rights-based approach and teach the Power Threat Meaning Framework.

May is Power Threat Meaning Month

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In contrast to the medical ("mental illness") model, the Power Threat Meaning Framework (PTM) is a non-pathologizing, unifying model of human bio-psycho-social functioning. It applies to all human beings ā€” not just those of us with mental health labels. There is finally a provider-proposed paradigm that is worth the effort of making the public aware.

“The Power Threat Meaning Framework”: A New Perspective on Mental Distress

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Many of us have drawn attention over the years to the problems and shortcomings of psychiatric "diagnoses." TheĀ Power Threat MeaningĀ document draws together the various threads in this debate and blends them into a coherent, cogent, and highly readable account.

A Radically Different Perspective on Mental Health

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In this blog, Phil Wilshire, Principal Social Worker for Avon and Wiltshire NHS Partnership Trust, shares how the new Power Threat Meaning Framework aligns...

Dr. Lucy Johnstone: The Power Threat Meaning Framework

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An interview with Dr. Lucy Johnstone about the new Power Threat Meaning Framework, an ambitious attempt to outline a conceptual alternative to psychiatric diagnosis which was published on January 12th this year by the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society.

I’ve Been Waiting for This Since I Was a Child

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In this piece forĀ Canterbury Christ Church University, Nell Butler highlights theĀ significance of the recently released Power Threat Meaning Framework. A trauma survivor herself, Butler...

A Nurse’s Response to the Power Threat Meaning Framework

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In this piece for theĀ Critical Mental Health Nurses' Network, Jonathan Gadsby speaks to the potential of the Power Threat Meaning Framework to transform the...

It Doesn’t Need to Be Like This

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In this piece forĀ The British Psychological Society, clinical psychologist Dr. Penny Priest reports from the launch of the 'Power, Threat, Meaning' framework on January...