By Ewen Speed, Joanna Moncrieff, Mark Rapley (eds.)
This e-book extends the serious scope of the former quantity, De-Medicalizing distress, right into a wider social and political context, constructing the critique of the psychiatrization of Western society. It explores the modern psychological future health panorama and poses attainable substitute ideas to the continued problems with emotional distress.
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And he adds, ‘what a war survivor remembers will not represent a single, definitive narrative, will skip between victim and protagonist modes, will be shaped by the context in which the telling takes place and the purpose to which it is to be put’ (2000: 429). In a same manner, concern with historical injustices is informed by the self-consciousness and cultural values of contemporary society. The intense sensitivity that society has developed towards the history of the individual and of a community is informed by the premise that the afflictions of the past shape contemporary identity.
It is claimed that children, who felt that they had been ‘given the mission to be a link in the broken chain of families and to fill the emptiness in their parents’ lives’ often ‘felt burdened and weighed down by such impossible expectations’. Descriptions of overprotective and demanding parents are recycled as the authors of a destructive family environment which has emotionally damaged their offspring’s. Yet, severe dislocation, suffering and tragic loss leading to distinct overprotective parenting styles are by no means confined to any particular experience.
Why? Because of ‘its impulse to inscribe in the law and in other political registers its historical and present pain rather than conjure an imagined future of power to make itself’ (Brown, 1995: 66). Here, autonomy, an essential component of human dignity is exchanged for the quick fix of an institutionally affirmed identity. Yet, many social commentators regard the politics of recognition as an assertion of progressive resistance or as a blow struck against the culture of deference. Influential voices within the field of sociology, perceive the shift towards the self as containing the potential for a more aware subjectivity.
De-Medicalizing Misery II: Society, Politics and the Mental Health Industry by Ewen Speed, Joanna Moncrieff, Mark Rapley (eds.)