“…triggering psychological deinstitutionalization sensitizing the Jamaican population to social healing of madness…”

McGill’s Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry shared –Frederick Hickling’s video talk  Taking Psychiatry to School in Jamaica: Using Creativity as the Vehicle for Postcolonial…

…The history of insanity has been a continuous metamorphosis of newly minted orthodoxies that have demanded taking psychiatry to school. The 1962 postcolonial deschooling community mental health revolution in Jamaica began with gradual deinstitutionalization of lunatic asylum beds and reschooling with Community Engagement Mental Health. Postcolonial social reengineering home-schooled Psychohistoriographic Cultural Therapy in the Mental Hospital triggering psychological deinstitutionalization sensitizing the Jamaican population to social healing of madness. …

http://blogs.mcgill.ca/tcpsych/2016/10/17/frederick-hickling-taking-psychiatry-to-school-in-jamaica-using-creativity-as-the-vehicle-for-postcolonial-asi-2015

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