Posts for the “B. Policy” category

Racism 2.0 LQ 371: 26th January 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on January 26, 2014

This article was originally published in French in the 26 January 2014 edition of Lacan Quotidien Lien vers le site (No. 371, pp. 1-6).  Lien vers Lacan Quotidien n° 371 The English translation (…)

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Politics, ethics, regulation and the talking therapies : current positions emerging from Parliamentary debate

by Julia Evans on November 20, 2013

Thank you Andrew Samuels for circulating this article: Abhorrent ‘cure’ for homosexuality will not be banned, says Government minister. Psychotherapists trying to convert gay patients to hetrosexuality is “wholly abhorrent” a (…)

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Introduction to the psyCommons : 2nd November 2013 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 2, 2013

From Denis Postle: On 2 Nov 2013, at 07:21, Denis wrote: Here below is the first of a series of videos about the psyCommons. I continue to see the psyCommmons (…)

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Work capability assessments for those with NICE/DSM defined mental illness

by Julia Evans on October 27, 2013

Comments on: ‘People with mental illness need help to get back to work – but coercion is wrong. We have to do more to help find jobs, without setting people up (…)

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If sadism is rooted in the fear of being human, what does it say about these cruel, unempathic times we live in?

by Julia Evans on October 25, 2013

Comments on: When we deny our own vulnerability, we cope by being cruel to others If sadism is rooted in the fear of being human, what does it say about (…)

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The Zombie Epidemic: Hypermodern Version of the Apocalypse : 25th September 2013: New York: Jorge Assef

by Julia Evans on September 25, 2013

The Zombie Epidemic: Hypermodern Version of the Apocalypse : by Jorge Assef: published in LC (Lacanian Compass) Express : Vol 2, Issue 7 : 25th November 2013 : Speech given (…)

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Sophocles’s ‘Antigone’ : Seminar VII, 25th May 1960 : A contemporary commentary

by Julia Evans on August 31, 2013

In Seminar VII, The Ethics of Psychoanalysis – 1959-1960, Jacques Lacan comments on the play by Sophocles, Antigone. This takes place during three sessions: May 25th 1960 – The splendour (…)

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A competition between the UK Government, the Medical Model via psychiatrists & the Mormons for the correct definition of the science of mental health

by Julia Evans on April 18, 2013

This is the tale of how this battle came to my attention: Sitting drinking my customary morning jug of coffee, my customary distraction was unavailable as it was updating itself. (…)

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Comments on ‘A woman is authorised by herself’: An example of THE feminine: Margaret Thatcher?

by Julia Evans on April 16, 2013

Miquel Bassols’ piece evoked many trains of thought – thank you. (Note: ‘A woman is authorised by herself’ by Miquel Bassols, ELP, Barcelona was circulated by PIPOL NEWS no:42 on 15 (…)

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…diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely: Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label

by Julia Evans on December 6, 2012

The Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label (ISL) : ‘However, our preliminary findings show that the diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely. The (…)

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