Taking ‘the medical’ beyond clinical encounters, Mental Health Humanities at Birmingham is a network of academics from across the University seeking nuanced and urgent understandings of health and illness. Our aim is to foster transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral entanglements and further the integration of the medical humanities into mental healthcare and medical education.
Our four current areas of interest:
- narratives, stories, and autobiography
- lived experiences, power, othered identities and pathologisation
- bodies, affect and empathy
- teaching, training, and developing clinicians, researchers and academics
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