Tōjisha-kenkyū

Tōjisha-kenkyū

In Japan, a radical approach called tōjisha-kenkyū has emerged to challenge the prescriptive narratives that dominate mainstream psychiatry. In tōjisha-kenkyū, which roughly translates as ‘the science of the self’ or ‘self-supported research’, people with disabilities...
Forget seconding that emotion

Forget seconding that emotion

In fact, keep emotions out of it and make sure you second that opinion People always hear about getting a second opinion. Many people even threaten to “get a second opinion,” but never do, although, when they do, at least one study suggests, they often get a differing...
Dementia Caregiver’s Playbook

Dementia Caregiver’s Playbook

Denial: In the beginning, you start to notice things being a little off. This is a difficult stage because only someone close to the individual will pick on these oddities. Sometimes, this goes on for quite some time before someone other than you can start to...