Eleanor Longden’s selections for further reading on voice hearing

erinmagliozzi:

Incredible. What a fantastic story told so eloquently by Ms. Longden.

Originally posted on TED Blog:

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Eleanor Longden shares her experience of hearing voices at TED2013. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

Eleanor Longden’s riveting story – featured in today’s talk and more in depth in the new TED Book, Learning from the Voices in My Head — raises many provocative questions. Longden talks about her recovery after a diagnosis of schizophrenia, in the process calling into question the attitudes of traditional psychiatry, the role of drug manufacturers and the very definition of madness. If her tale piqued your interest, there’s plenty more to explore. Here, take a look at a list of resources Longden put together exclusively for TED.

Articles:

Transforming Diagnosis, by Thomas Insel, director of the National Institutes of Mental Health, April 29, 2013. [See also Insel's TED Talk, Toward a new understanding of mental illness.]

Statement of Concern by the International DSM-5 Response Committee, March 24, 2013.

Psychiatrists: the drug pushers, by Will Self, 

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