A Review of A Kind of Mirraculus Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia
Let me make something clear from the start: Sandra Allen’s A Kind of Mirraculus Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia really is a piece …
Notes for a Review of America’s Jails by Derek Jeffreys
Preface (This is not going to be a very good blog post but it will be very long). Why do people consider Derek Jeffreys’ …
The Missing Subject in Schizophrenia
I wrote about my lived experience with schizophrenia, neuroethics, and the importance of first-person accounts of illness in research and practice in: “The Missing …
A Feminist Bioethics Approach to Diagnostic Uncertainty
In which I comment on feminist bioethics, relational autonomy, medical undiagnosed symptoms, and diagnostic uncertainty in The American Journal of Bioethics.
Stop Diagnosing Trump
Stop casually throwing around words like “crazy” and “insane” to describe his actions. Stop throwing mentally ill people under the bus.
Looking on the Dark & Bright Side
A short reflection on a daily struggle with depression and thoughts of suicide.
Will I ever be the same again?
My academic interest in mental illness is informed by my own struggles with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Robert Whitaker wants to know why the number of disabled mentally ill has tripled over the last two decades in the United States.