• Event: 2017 Annual Sowerby Lecture

    Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic perspectives Lecture: Gareth Owen 9 November 2017 – 19:30-21:00 New Hunt’s House, Theatre 2 New Hunt’s House, KCL Guy’s Campus – London Psychiatry has long attracted interpretations from cool, detached perspectives valuing objectivity (Kraepelin, Freud, Beck) to hotter, embodied perspectives valuing subjectivity (Reil, Laing, Foucault). These two perspectives (‘classical’

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  • Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

    Is mental capacity in the eye of the beholder? The law, at least in England and Wales, divides adults [1] into those who have the mental capacity to make decisions and those who do not. This distinction is crucial, and underpins health and social care practice, not least as it answers the questions: (1) can

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