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This Way Madness Lies

This Way Madness Lies is a thought-provoking exploration of the history of madness and its treatment as seen through the lens of its proverbial home: Bethlem Royal Hospital, London, popularly known as Bedlam. The book charts the evolution of the asylum through four incarnations: the eighteenth-century madhouse, the nineteenth century asylum, the twentieth-century mental hospital, and the post-asylum modern day, when mental health has become the concern of the wider community. The book reveals the role that the history of madness and its treatment has played in creating the landscape... more
Recommended by Suzi Gage, and 1 others.

Suzi Gage@mirandarwolpert @wellcometrust You may already know of @MikeJayNet - wrote a great book for @ExploreWellcome called This Way Madness Lies... (Source)

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Schizophrenia: whether it's the associations it conjures or the people it brings to mind, it is a word we all have a view on. How we perceive it—and how we treat people living with it—is at the core of how we understand mental health. But what do we really know? How much time do we spend listening? Do we truly comprehend this complex and often contradictory diagnosis?

In The Heartland , Nathan Filer, mental-health nurse and award-winning writer, takes us on a journey into the psychiatric wards he once worked on. He also invites us to spend time with world-leading experts,...
Recommended by Matt Haig, Matt Haig, Suzi Gage, and 4 others.

Matt HaigRead Nathan's book. It's great. (Source)

Matt HaigRead Nathan's book. It's great. (Source)

Suzi GageOoh look - @nathanfiler's brilliant book in Liverpool airport's WH Smiths! (Source)

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