Posts for the “The UK Government” category

The National Audit Office’s investigation into the performance data of IAPT services.

by Julia Evans on August 14, 2017

So I got to be so laid-back, I completely mistook the date. Nonetheless, the following has been sent within the National Audit Office. Its receipt has not been acknowledged. Have (…)

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Burning Questions : 19th April 2017 : Justine Junius

by Julia Evans on April 19, 2017

Quote : In this issue of My Way we see how scientific discourse comes to occupy an increasingly prominent place in the clinic and how this is also concordant with (…)

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Wake up, Europe! Lessons from New York : 24th March 2017 : María Cristina Aguirre

by Julia Evans on March 24, 2017

Permission to post this text was sought as it contains extremely clear account of how political events appear in our clinic & are integral to its operation. Published on the (…)

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Quote: ….. is one of extreme pragmatism based on a cost-benefit analysis that apparently excludes moral accounting : The Guardian

by Julia Evans on February 14, 2015

I have decided to resurrect ‘Quotable Quotes’. Usually, this is because something strikes me as immediately relevant to the bonkers way successive Governments have interfered in the place known as (…)

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Lost in Cognition: Psychoanalysis and the Cognitive Sciences : September 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on September 1, 2014

INDEX OF POST Details Related texts Author Background Chapter headings with date when first published Commentaries  Others by Éric Laurent available on LacanianWorks Details Translated by Adrian Price Published by (…)

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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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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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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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…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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