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The clinical governance of the soul: 'deep management' and the self-regulating subject in integrated community mental health teams
Health professionals have often been described as if they were in conflict with the new managerialist spirit in health care. However, because of their distributed and mobile sites of intervention, the work of community ...
Sacrificing the personal to the professional: community mental health nurses
The study of stress in mental health nurses has almost always focused on factors intrinsic to their job roles and has neglected the interaction between work and home roles, which may also be a source of stress. Moreover, ...
'Am I normal?' Teenagers, sexual health and the internet.
The development of new communication technologies has created a wide variety of new fields in which human beings can construct identities. The past decade has seen a proliferation of opportunities to use the internet for ...
'Like a friend going round': reducing the stigma attached to mental healthcare in rural communities
Traditionally, stigma is seen as something that is the fault of the mental health system, and that involves an individual suffering social disapprobation and reduced life chances as a result of having been given a diagnostic ...