Reading: Destabilizing chronic identities of depression and retirement (Madigan,1999)

Reading: Destabilizing chronic identities of depression and retirement (Madigan,1999)

Workshop Slides from the TC13, 2016 Still Alive presentation with Helene Grau Kristensen & Lorraine Hedtke
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Stephen Madigan’s paper highlights his relational interview meetings with ‘Tom’, professional practices of the in patient psychiatric ward, expert knowledge, the notion of chronic identities, disciplinary discourse, and his fascination with developing therapeutic letter writing campaigns inside the psychiatric institution.

Lesson tags: Stephen Madigan, identity, deconstructing psychology, expert knowledge, Ian Parker, depression, retirement, therapeutic letter writing campaigns
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