Archive | August, 2016

Locked in my body

28 Aug

Reflections on an experience of dissociative paralysis and comparing how I was treated by healthcare professionals with the experience of Terry Newbury in the documentary ‘Locked in my body’.

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If you’re a professional on twitter, be professional

27 Aug

Some thoughts on professional responsibilities and being bullied online by a mental health professional.

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Multimorbidity in mental health: having one mental health condition doesn’t make you immune from having another

26 Aug

Some reflections on the (apparently surprising to some researchers and policy-makers) fact that human beings are complex and often don’t experience mental health difficulty in discreet packages that fit neatly into diagnostic categories; and how some healthcare commissioners are hiding behind NICE guidelines on individual treatments to deny proper care and support to people with complex (more than one) mental ill-health.

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Forced treatment can cast a long shadow

22 Aug

Some reflections on the impact of forced treatment 5 years on, kindness from healthcare staff and people with mental health problems dying early from physical illness.

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