Mad Studies

Neurodiversity and Language

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“Mad Pride” means for some people to embrace the conservative psychiatric’s/psychology’s systems language. For other’s it means dismantling it, and along with it: the categories mirrored by and based on this language.

If others want to live with psychiatric and psychological labels, fine. Yet not every consciously neurodiverse person has to go along with that or accept this language for themselves, just because the dominant mental health system is equally prolonged by parts of its patients’ side.

Mad dogs and other aberrant people

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