Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Suzy Sock Puppet BS: Reinforcing respectful 'boundaries' (1096* d) RE: BS: Reinforcing respectful 'boundaries' 22 Aug 13

Sigh. Can we talk about "dafties" now?

akenaton, daftie is a cute word. I like it. I might be a bit daftie myself. Larry, since you are a therapist, I wonder if you have ever read "Madness and Civilization" by Michel Foucault. IMO, it should be required reading for anyone working in the mental health field. A critical look at the history of madness/"mental illness" would do any therapist good, give them a firmer grasp on the context of their own profession.

Anthropology as opposed to modern psychology and psychiatry is a better discipline in which to interpret any outlier. I would say also that people are better off with friends who care about them than with therapists who are taught to keep "professional distance" and to view their patients, clients and now "consumers" (ugh!) as proper OBJECTS of research and intervention. The positivist paradigm is absolutely inappropriate for the "human sciences" (an iffy notion to begin with).

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.