The language of psychiatric discourse: power and imbalance

SEWELL, Freya (2018). The language of psychiatric discourse: power and imbalance. Mental Health Nursing, 38 (3), 8-13.

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This paper examines the use and importance of language in mental health nursing. It argues that the language of psychiatric discourse establishes unhelpful power imbalance, difference and distance between persons and mental health nurses, between ‘them’ and ‘us’.

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Page Range: 8-13
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Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2023 09:53
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