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The function of employment in British psychiatric care after 1959
Vicky Long

16 Work is therapy? The function of employment in British psychiatric care after 1959 Vicky Long As the contributions to this volume demonstrate, work and occupation have long formed part of mental healthcare. Yet in the post-war era, the adoption of the policy of psychiatric deinstitutionalisation transformed the nature and intended functions of employment for people with mental health problems within British psychiatric hospitals, and beyond. This chapter focuses on industrial therapy (IT), which hospitals increasingly embraced as part of rehabilitation

in Work, psychiatry and society, c. 1750–2015
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Brian D. Earp
Julian Savulescu

feelings of euphoria it can induce—was being used as an aid in couples therapy by professional counselors. Writing in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs in 1998, psychiatrists George Greer and Requa Tolbert described a method of conducting MDMA-enhanced therapeutic sessions based on their experience with roughly eighty clients between 1980 and 1985. After careful prescreening and obtaining informed consent, Greer and Tolbert met with the clients in their homes, believing that a more personal setting would be best for facilitating trust and comfort. “We never recommended

in Love is the Drug
The mental hospital Hamburg-Langenhorn during the Weimar Republic
Monika Ankele

11 The patient’s view of work therapy: The mental hospital Hamburg-Langenhorn during the Weimar Republic Monika Ankele This chapter focuses on the Weimar period (1919–33) and the German mental hospital (Staatskrankenanstalt) Hamburg-Langenhorn. It examines the wider political and social factors that impacted on work therapy. My emphasis will be on how patients perceived their role as inmates, how they reacted to work therapy and how they dealt with an uncertain future on their discharge from the institution. I will argue that work therapy meant different things

in Work, psychiatry and society, c. 1750–2015
The policies of professionalisation in English mental hospitals from 1919 to 1959
John Hall

15 From work and occupation to occupational therapy: The policies of professionalisation in English mental hospitals from 1919 to 1959 John Hall From the early nineteenth century, some form of regular and meaningful occupation for patients in English mental hospitals had been seen as central to their management, for at least three reasons: first, as a continuing legacy of the humanitarian ideals of moral treatment; second, since a pattern of regular daily activity was seen as conducive to less disturbed behaviour (not necessarily as therapeutic); and, third, as

in Work, psychiatry and society, c. 1750–2015
David Bolton

This chapter describes the establishment of a trauma-focused approach to the needs of those seeking help with emotional, psychological and mental health problems linked to traumatic experiences of the civil conflict in Northern Ireland. The chapter will outline the development of a therapy service based upon trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Key issues relating

in Conflict, peace and mental health
‘Free speech’ and the rights of trans and non-binary people on university campuses
Grace Lavery

particularities, to whom our brave teachers are compelled to administer an abrasive but medicinal draught. Reed might seem to be pleading for the rational exchange of secular ideas in the public sphere of academic debate, but his mode of addressing his readers makes him sound like nothing so much as a travelling huckster shopping that good old-time religion. In short, for Christopher Reed, transness is a phase, and grad school a kind of conversion therapy. Consider these remarks: 3. In a capitalist culture, we are expected to solve our own problems – ideally by buying

in The free speech wars
A Realistic Ambition?
Pierre Mendiharat
Elba Rahmouni
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Léon Salumu

those with HIV will know their status; 90 per cent of those who know their status will be on antiretroviral therapy and 90 per cent of those on antiretroviral therapy will have an undetectable viral load. These bold assumptions were put to the test in a five-year pilot project launched in June 2014 by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Kenya’s Ministry of Health in Ndhiwa district, where an initial NHIPS 1 study by Epicentre (MSF’s epidemiology centre) in

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Positioning, Politics and Pertinence
Natalie Roberts

, who had opened an Ebola treatment centre in Beni’s General Hospital and were contributing to the documentation of a new ‘paradigm’ of improved supportive care, which included the administration of intravenous fluids, blood transfusions and oxygen therapy as necessary to any patient with signs of critical illness, whether they eventually tested positive for Ebola or not ( Fischer et al. , 2019

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Synchronicity in Historical Research and Archiving Humanitarian Missions
Bertrand Taithe
Mickaël le Paih
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Fabrice Weissman

, E. and Ioset , J-R. ( 2011 ), ‘ Drug Discovery and Development for Neglected Diseases: The DNDi Model ’, Drug Design, Development and Therapy , 5 , 175 – 181 . doi: 10.2147/DDDT.S16381 . Coriat , B. , Abecassis , P

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Corporations, Celebrities and the Construction of the Entrepreneurial Refugee Woman
Annika Bergman Rosamond
Catia Gregoratti

). Wilkes , T. ( 2018 ), ‘ IKEA’s Newest Collection Is Created by Refugee Artisans ’, Apartment Therapy , 19 June , (accessed 28 February 2020 ). Wilson , K. ( 2011 ), ‘ “Race”, Gender

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs