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Daughter Explores Legacy of Dad's Visionary Mental Health Treatment in 'Don't Call Me Mad'

Daughter Explores Legacy of Dad’s Visionary Mental Health Treatment in ‘Don’t Call Me Mad’

After discovering archival footage filmed by her psychologist father in 1990s Germany, director Zora Kuettner began to investigate her radical treatment of mental illness and the stories she spent her entire life living with. to listen. The result is “Don’t Call Me Mad,” an examination not only of Dr. Kuettner’s visionary treatment methods, but also …

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Iva Paska, PhD

Are we witnessing the emergence of a new paradigm? – Mad in America

JThe prevailing mental health system today still operates, to a large extent, on an old paradigm. This paradigm reduces mental health problems to supposedly dysfunctional characteristics inherent in an organism. It is, however, a particular way of thinking about things. In this way of thinking, mental distress is seen as static – a predetermined category …

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