Posts for the “Mental Health” category

Battle positions : Health and Social Care Bill January 19, 2011

by Julia Evans on February 1, 2011

The Government-defined battlefield of Wellbeing & (Mental) Health[1] Against the Government: the position of regx2 From its principles [2],  regx2 is interested in those who consult practitioners of ‘Psychological therapies’ as well (…)

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Who is in bed with whom (Part 2)? A call for your action.

by Julia Evans on December 2, 2010

Nice and cosey does it….  When you are getting in bed with each other! PS Please read the call to action at the end.  Thank you. The following is based (…)

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Reply to CON-sultation: Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS White Paper July 2010

by Julia Evans on October 9, 2010

9th October, 2010 [Edited & web-links added January 2012]   Please note:  Having contributed to many Government CON-sultations, my first in January 2007, I am aware that my comments do (…)

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Challenges to Government’s principles used to define the care of mental ill-health

by Julia Evans on July 15, 2010

From:             Julia Evans Subject:        Challenges to Government’s principles used to define the care of mental ill-health Date:             15 July 2010 To:     Circulated widely within both Houses (…)

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Book Review : Quote ‘The belief that antidepressants can cure depression chemically is wrong’ :Irving Kirsch

by Richard House on February 28, 2010

A review of Irving Kirsch, The Emperor’s New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth, The Bodley Head, London, 2009, xii + 226 pp, ISBN 978-1-847-92083-6, price £11.99 Irving Kirsch:  ‘The belief (…)

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Fit to Practice? The Experience of State Registration from the perspective of an art therapist

by Kevin Jones on October 9, 2009

Art therapy as a profession has never critically reflected upon the effects of state regulation on its teaching and practice. There is  no evidence that state regulation has improved either (…)

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Opposing the Section 60 Order which will make psychology a function of the state – as it was in Soviet Russia.

by Julia Evans on April 16, 2009

Letter of protest sent across both Houses of Parliament : Amended 6th November 2012 Julia Evans: Flat 1 (Basement Flat), 32 Nevern Square, Earl’s Court, London, SW5 9PE Web-site: (…)

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January 2009: The bps’s plea to Parliament not to cosh it with regulation

by Julia Evans on January 9, 2009

This letter is not now available on the internet, as is any of the archive material from the bps’s statutory regulation web-site. I have therefore retrieved it from my files (…)

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Wellbeing & Happiness as used by the UK Government

by Julia Evans on May 7, 2007

Introduction   Wellbeing and happiness are two words, constructions, or concepts in use by Government in changing the practice of all health professionals. This paper has three sections: first it (…)

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How we inform the People : 14th March 2005 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on March 14, 2005

Published in French by Agence Lacanienne de Presse: New Series no 36: 14 March 2005 Published in English in Lacanian Praxis: International Quarterly of Applied Psychoanalysis, No 1, May 2005 (…)

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