Guy Kett presented “Reactive Attachment Disorder”. This was clearly a heartfelt and personal issue concerning his family. Academically, from the stance of my experience as a Registrar in Psychiatry in 1971 I do not regard this as a pathological diagnosis, but rather as a variation of behavioural disorder. Vera Hopkins (retired Consultant Psychologist) was present and searching in her questions’
Why is psychiatry such big business? Why are so many psychiatric drugs prescribed, and why, without solid scientific justification, has the number of mental disorders risen from 106 in 1952, to around 370 today? In this talk, Dr James Davies takes us behind the scenes of how the psychiatrist’s bible, the DSM, was actually written – did science drive the construction of new mental disorder categories like ADHD, major depression and Aspergers? ‘ or were less-scientific and unexpected processes at play? His exclusive interviews with the creators of the DSM reveal the answer.
Presented by Dr. Angelika Maria Koch (DNM LCH HNHIr) the comprehensive course Thriving With Homeopathy, facilitates everyone interested in living optimal health, present and future health care practitioners, caretakers as well as nurses with an in-depth understanding of homeopathy, its philosophy, and practical application. Next to the main subject homeopathy, the student also will be introduced to the interrelationship between the Mind, Body, and Soul with their intricate communication channels and unlimited potentialities.
Iain McGilchrist will contend that the world in which we live in the West is shaped by a set of beliefs about reality which we know from experience, and feel intuitively, to be almost certainly false. Though the consequences of this are widely deplored, we seem strangely powerless to resist it. We are as if in a trance, whistling a happy tune as we sleepwalk towards the abyss.