Real People : The Self in Mental Health and Social Care 28th to 30th June 2010, Manchester, United Kingdom Organised by the University of Central Lancashire and ENUSP
The conference aims :
It will :
• engage users and survivors of psychiatry and mental health professionals in a productive dialogue about the interface of conceptual ideas and psychiatric practice ;
• consider meaning and definition in mental health
care and identify differences in interpretation of
commonly used terms, such as person, self,
• explore the philosophical, cultural, social,
psychological, legal and ethical implications of
developments in mental health care,
pharmacology and neuroscience ;
• discuss the interface between generalised scientific methods and inquiry, and the priority for individual responses to individual needs and values.
Organised and hosted by : UCLan International School for Communities, Rights and Inclusion, Institute for Philosophy, Diversity and Mental Health, in association with the European Network of (ex-) Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (ENUSP).