Representing suicide: Giving voice to a desire to die?
Ian Marsh, Rachel Winter, Lisa Marzano
Drawing on interview and online ethnographic data from a study of suicide on the railways, this paper describes the ways in which many of the concepts, assumptions and practices of mainstream
Marc Winz & Ola Söderström
Epidemiological research in psychiatry has established robust evidence of the link between urban living and psychosis, but the situated experience of the city, as well as the precise ecology of psychosis remain largely unexplored.
Why public health framing matters: An experimental study of the effects of COVID-19 framing on prejudice and xenophobia in the United States
Lindsay Y. Dhanani, Berkeley Franz
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a notable increase in the expression of prejudicial and xenophobic attitudes that threaten the wellbeing of minority groups and contribute to the overall public
Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry
The Disenchanted Self: Anthropological Notes on Existential Distress and Ontological Insecurity Among ex-Mormons in Utah (open access)
E. Marshall Brooks
This paper describes a pervasive form of psychological distress occurring among people undergoing a sudden and acute collapse of faith in the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (aka LDS, or Mormon