(b) includes relevant learning from the instructor notes
The online application consists of two (2) parts:
Certainly, in the long run, taking away the unfair legal power that a few hundred psychiatrists have in literally voting on what courts and legislatures consider "normal" is an important goal. USA psychiatrists are currently working behind closed doors on their fifth revision of the DSM, which has international implications. For years, despite our many requests, the organizers of early meetings on these revisions, such as the influential USA psychiatrist Dr. Darrell Regier, refused to open those doors, or to even respond to civil inquiries.
- Grieving Process research papers examine the five stages of grief.
Illustrating the complexity of language, the APA has found itself terribly divided internally about this next edition, and therefore they've delayed publication at least a year, to 2013. The main editor of DSM-IV, Allen Frances, . After public pressure, including by MFI, the APA opened up a bit, and has created a to gather public comments about its draft.
The #MeToo movement and the existential threat to patriarchy
Speaking of laughter... Consider the stereotyped 'crazy evil laugh' one may see in a movie with, say, a mad doctor. You know, that "moo - hoo - hoo - hoo - ha - ha - ha!" laugh. Why is that considered inherently mad? Isn't that sometimes the sound an extremely disenfranchised person makes who has suddenly discovered the tables have turned, and he or she is winning because of a cunning plan? Is that victory laugh really always evil?
by David Oaks, Director, MindFreedom International
After all, English is a living language that changes. Back when psychiatrist Loren Mosher created a model alternatives, "Soteria House," the idea of a peer was just about anyone who did not have mental health training. In other words, a caring member of the general public was considered a "peer." But more and more, we are hearing the term "peer" somehow become used as shorthand for "person who has used officially licensed mental health services."