"On Being Schizophrenic: Diagnosis and the Medicalisation of Experience" Dr Ashley Tauchert
Egenis seminar series
Egenis semainar series. In this talk I reflect on the meaning and implications of my diagnosis of schizophrenia in 2011. I consider the process of this diagnosis as a performative act which brings a certain kind of subjective experience under the authority and control of the medical model. Working through the ambiguity about being schizophrenic/ having schizophrenia I consider the possibility that medicalisation might erase the validity of psychosis as a limit experience.
|An Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences seminar|
|Date||13 March 2017|
|Time||15:30 to 17:00|