Moving beyond the tyranny of experts
Harper, D. 2002. Moving beyond the tyranny of experts. Open Mind. 115, pp. 20-21.
In a previous article (OM 113) I argued that the kinds of language and concepts available in mental health services had a number of negative consequences. In this article I want to put forward some practical suggestions for change. Because my focus is on expert language, these suggestions are directed mainly at mental health professionals, but I hope others will find them of interest too.
|Keywords||mental health services; language; psychiatric terminology; diagnosis; emotional difficulties; psychopathology|
|Journal citation||115, pp. 20-21|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.mind.org.uk/campaigns_and_issues/report_and_resources/openmind|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||22 Feb 2011|
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