The Peopled Wound

What does it mean to hear voices that others cannot? (‘auditory verbal hallucinations’ in psychiatric parlance’) Many, perhaps most, would claim it to be a symptom of a brain disease or a mental illness. Indeed, hearing voices is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as a Read more…

Between Sedgwick and Szasz: Schizophrenia as ‘Illness’ and ‘Myth’ – Seminar Monday 18 April 7pm

Mark Creswell, School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University Between Sedgwick and Szasz: Schizophrenia as ‘Illness’ and ‘Myth’ Seminar 3 in the Newcastle Philosophical Society’s series “Schizophrenia –100 Years On” Monday 18th April 2011, 7pm, The Cedar Room (Upstairs at the Dog and Parrot, 52 Clayton Street West, Newcastle, NE1 Read more…