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Black Lives and Black Minds Matter – It’s Time to End Racism in Mental Health

ELEANOR BREEN O’BYRNE Dear Sajid Javid, I am writing to you regarding the troubling and longstanding racial disparities which exist within mental healthcare. This is evidenced by the…

Techno-geographies of digital phenotyping in mental health research   by Jessy Williams

Can your phone keep you mentally well? Developments in digital phenotyping have brought new attention to forms of behavioural data collection that capitalise on the apparent ubiquity of…

The Same Old Song and Dance: Nothing Has Been Done to Reduce Mass Shootings

We are only a few days removed from the horrific mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX where nearly two dozen people were murdered in cold…

“Irgendwann fliege ich auf” – Impostor-Phänomen an Hochschulen

In der facebook-Gruppe hatte ich in der letzten Woche Literatur zum sog. Hochstapler-Phänomen oder Impostor Syndrome vorgestellt und eine Ausführung dazu versprochen. Hiermit löse ich sie ein. …

“Irgendwann fliege ich auf” – Impostor-Phänomen an Hochschulen

In der facebook-Gruppe hatte ich in der letzten Woche Literatur zum sog. Hochstapler-Phänomen oder Impostor Syndrome vorgestellt und eine Ausführung dazu versprochen. Hiermit löse ich sie ein. …

Spider-Man: No Way Home and the Problems of Magic Bullet Heroism

By Emma Louise Backe Spider-Man: No Way Home is an adventure further into Marvel’s Phase 4 Multi-Verse, but the movie itself has some surprising messages about public health…

Digital exclusions: mental health and digital life by Dörte Bemme

We are closing our series with a podcast that turns to the absences and missing voices emerging alongside Digital Psy; the lifeworlds&…

Digital Psychedelia: Hidden Experience and the Challenge of Paranoia by Tehseen Noorani

Introduction Over the past 15 years, several groups of researchers have sought to use clinical trials to reintroduce psychedelics to mainstream society, reporting impressive efficacy from trials a…

Mapping Algorithmic Assumptions: Reflections from a Society for Psychological Anthropology roundtable by Alexa Hagerty

Fritz Kahn, Der Mensch als Industriepalast, 1926. Detail. Image in public domain Introduction: surveil, classify and predict by Alexa Hagerty and Livia Garofalo The works distilled by the…

Ankündigung: Symposion Mental Health in der Hochschulpolitik

Ich möchte Euch auf eine Veranstaltung hinweisen: Mental Health in der Hochschulpolitik | THESIS Thesis e.V. ist ein Netzwerk für Promovierende und Promovierte. In diesem Jahr findet ein…

Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich’s Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting: Stigma and the Undoing of Global Health by Delaney Glass

Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting: Stigma and the Undoing of Global Health Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. 288 pages. Background Dr. Alexandra Br…

Bewegung und mentale Gesundheit

Auf die „ungeistige Dimension ‚Körper‘“ verwies ich in meinem Beitrag Ausgeglichenheit in Abschlussphasen. Doch wie können wir uns dieser Dimension gerade in Stressphasen mit hohem Schreibtischanteil…

Ausgeglichenheit in Abschlussphasen

Viele, die derzeit in Abschlussphasen von BA, MA und Promotion sind, haben über die üblichen Stressthemen – Zeit ist knapp, Mehrfachbelastung, Bin ich gut genug? Wie geht es…

Mediated Intimacies: Teletherapy and the Changing Face of American Mental Healthcare by Rebecca J. Lester

“Hello?  Hello? Can you hear me?”  “I can, but your head is cut off.  I just see your neck.  Can you hear me?” “Yeah, yeah, I hear you. &nb…

On The Culture of Harassment in Archaeology: An interview with Barbara L. Voss

[Content advisory: This article discusses harassment and discrimination in archaeology, including discussion of sexual assault.] On the morning of March 30, 2021, three articles on the culture of…

Inviting disasters

One particularly warm morning in September 2020, I am looking at photographs and videos in the media depicting the aftermath of medicane (Mediterranean hurricane) Ianós that just rampaged…

Visions of Black Futurity Amidst the Double Pandemic of COVID-19 and Police Brutality by Nadia Mbonde

When I ask Willow, an Afro-Puerto Rican young woman in her 20s, if quarantine has helped reduce the stigma of mental illness, she responds: I think it will…

Craving to be heard but not seen – Chatbots, care and the encoded global psyche by Claudia Lang

Mounica Tata, Doodleodrama.  “How are you today?” Wysa starts the conversation.  “Not well,” I reply.  “Sounds like today didn’t go well. I’m here for you. Describe how you’re…

Resisting Psychiatric Temporalities in “Post-Conflict” Colombia

Post-traumatic stress disorder fails to account for the psychosocial issues that arise in the wake of peace. We need nonpathological frameworks to give FARC ex-combatants the support they…

Book Forum: Reflections on Li Zhang’s Anxious China by Priscilla Song

This book forum brings together eight anthropologists to discuss Li Zhang’s Anxious China: Inner Revolution and Politics of Psychotherapy (University of California Press 2020). Zhang examine…

In the Journals – Incarceration, Rehabilitation, and Recidivism

Josh Shapiro: Fair Commutation Not Mass Incarceration by joepiette2 via creativecommons Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are often siloed…

Disability Justice and Material Needs: Reflections on the Experiences of Autistic New Yorkers Living Under Covid-19 by Cara Ryan

As a member of NYU’s Disability Equity in the Time of COVID-19 research team during the summer of 2020[1], I had the opportunity to conduct seven virtual interviews by…

Form, Content, Data, Bodies: Jonathan Zong and Beth Semel on Biometric Sans by Jonathan Zong

The dominant discourse surrounding digital psy technologies such as MindStrong, a teletherapy app designed to detect mental health changes by monitoring changes in typing speed “down to the…

A Shifting Hospital and Shifting Dependencies in Jammu and Kashmir by Sugandh Gupta

Design by okb-buro.com Arun Bhaiya[1] –Ramesh, I am giving you these medicines.  Count them and tell me how many tablets do you have? Arun Bhaiya throws the seven…