January 27, 2012 Leave a comment
The Social Origins of Psychosis
Many of the presentations from the Soteria Network Conference, Derby, UK are now available on-line.
I would like to draw your attention to these slide based on 763 research reports from around the world on the causes of psychosis: The Social Origins of Psychosis from Richard Bentall and his team at Liverpool University.
Click on the link and then click on Richard Bentall – Be aware that the slides can take a minute or so to load – it is well worth the wait.
It appears that emotional distress and hence what is known as mental illness is due to what happens to us, and so far as anyone can tell there is no direct link to our genes.
This probably comes as no surprise if you have been bullied and abused.