Professor John Read

of University of Liverpool John’s main areas of expertise are: social causes of psychosis, prejudice against people labelled ‘mentally ill’’, psycho-social services for psychosis, primary prevention, and the role of the pharmaceutical industry in research and services.
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John Read: Childhood Adversity and Psychosis: From Heresy to Certainty

John Read: Childhood Adversity and Psychosis: From Heresy to Certainty. Excellent talk starting 7 minutes in. Insightful, important, and at times wonderfully sarcastic!

Who is Right About the Causes of Psychosis... Psychiatrists or Their Patients? Professor and clinical psychologist John Read is speaking here at Copenhagen U...

Who is Right About the Causes of Psychosis. Psychiatrists or Their Patients? Professor and clinical psychologist John Read is speaking here at Copenhagen U.

When the 'Brain Disease' Model is Bad Medicine

In a paper from The Behavior Therapist, two psychologists argue that portraying mental disorders as biological diseases can hinder recovery by making patients feel less in-control.

20 years on: Finally our myopic brain obsession is on the wane Professor John Read, back in the UK after a long period away, is struck by some important changes in the way we view mental health problems

20 years on: Finally our myopic brain obsession is on the wane Professor John Read, back in the UK after a long period away, is struck by some important changes in the way we view mental health problems

Excellent critique of bio-based destigmatisation programmes.

Excellent critique of bio-based destigmatisation programmes.

Record use of antidepressants just papers over the cracks of modern life

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