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“Psycho Thrillers: Five Movies That Teach Us How The Mind Works”

For the Guardian five leading psychologists, inspired by Son of Saul, look at the classic movies that explore how human beings work. Catherine Shoard, Philippa...

“Working in Mental Health is Not Like Fixing Broken Legs”

In a blog post for The Guardian’s Healthcare Professionals Network, frontline worker Tim Smith takes on the oft-heard metaphor that “mental health problems should be seen like a broken leg.” Smith explains how this metaphor, while intended to reduce stigma, negatively impacts mental health care by creating the expectation that treatments will follow a set course and that patients will respond uniformly and predictably.