Cultural Issues

The Medicalization of Children’s Normal Healthy Behavior by Big Pharma

The practice of medicating children with large doses of toxic and potentially dangerous drugs in response to questionable diagnoses is an international scandal that endangers these vulnerable clients and their long term best interests. The Mental Health Capital of a society is enhanced by its equality of opportunity across social groupings, cultural diversity, creative...
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Diagnosis & Therapy

A Distant Son: A Story about Over-medication of a Loved One

The city  where I  was born was middle England at its middling-est, and it was a normal day in January when the snowflakes drifted randomly and pasteurised the flat urban-scape. My childhood was a happy go lucky, nurtured in the womb of normality,  sort of childhood with doting parents and a besotted brace of...
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Cultural Issues

Far from Rotten in the State of Denmark

Psychotropic Drugs and their Use as Agents of  Social Control and Alternative Philosophies in some Western Societies Many international surveys, such as the one done by the World Health Organisation in 2009, show Denmark in a very positive light in terms of its Welfare State and treatment of vulnerable groups in society. Renowned as...
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Defining Disorder

A Commentary for the Holistic Politico-Psychological Model

For the solution-focused discussion of a child’s mental health needs and their well being within the context of a multi-professional planning or child in need meeting What we require as professionals is a naturalistic narrative about a client’s needs and opportunities for change rather than  a dysfunctional discussion of dubiously diagnosed disorders. -Dave Traxson,...
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Cultural Issues

Safeguarding a Generation of Children from Over-diagnosis and Prescription of Psychotropic Drugs

Our children are our collective messengers to a future that we will neither see nor inhabit. What messages do we, as a progressive society, want to transmit to future generations about the way we have chosen to treat children with behavioral differences today? Our society – in the form of an increasing number of...
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