mental illness

Why Labelling The Child As ‘Mentally Ill’ Can Be Unhelpful

  In his critically acclaimed book: ‘Cracked: Why Psychiatry Is Doing More Harm Than Good’, the author, James Davies, argues that psychiatry is a pseudo-science which : over-medicalizes human behaviour, labelling individuals as mentally ‘ill’ when it is not appropriate to do so is far too driven by the avarice and insatiable greed of profit-chasing …

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What Factors Reduce Risk Childhood Trauma Will Lead To Mental Illness?

  There exists a clear link between the experience of childhood trauma and the development of mental illness in later life; in other words, the greater the experience of trauma during childhood, the more likely one will suffer from psychological difficulties in the future. However, if we ask: ‘Is mental illness caused by trauma during …

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