In no particular order, these are some of the best articles on mental illness I have read recently.
This philosophical and ethical analysis of BPD challenges reductive assumptions that are commonly held in the clinical practice of this disorder.
A short reflection on a daily struggle with depression and thoughts of suicide.
Debating the ethics of euthanizing the mentally ill.
Kay Redfield Jamison presents a definitive and accessible text on understanding suicide.
Will I ever be the same again?
“Listening to Prozac” is a book that explores the ethics of prescribing a new class of antidepressants that makes patients “better than well.”
Ann Cvetkovich combines memoir and critical essay to challenge us to think beyond the medical model of depression.
This text forces us to take a close look at some of our deeply held assumptions about the academy and those who are included within.
With raw honesty, Lisa Johnson tells of her lived experience with borderline personality disorder.