In the Journals

In the Journals–October 2017

International Journal of Social Psychiatry (September issue)

Becoming a patient-illness representations of depression of Anglo-Australian and Sri Lankan patients through the lens of Leventhal’s illness representational model

Josefine Antoniades, Danielle Mazza, Bianca Brijnath

Depression is prevalent globally. While the uptake of mental health services is poor in the general community, the lack of service engagement is particularly profound in migrant …

In the Journals

In The Journals – September 2017, part II

Hi folks! Without further ado, the second half of September’s installment:

Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Normal, Regular, and Standard: Scaling the Body through Fecal Microbial Transplants

Matthew J. Wolf‐Meyer

In 2013, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a workshop to determine the risks and benefits associated with the experimental use of fecal microbial

In the Journals

In The Journals – September 2017, part I

Hi everyone! September was full of publications, so we’ll take last month in two parts.

American Anthropologist

“The Campesino Was Born for the Campo”: A Multispecies Approach to Territorial Peace in Colombia

Angela J. Lederach

I draw on ethnographic fieldwork with a social movement, the Peaceful Process of Reconciliation and Integration of the Alta Montaña, to explore practices of peacebuilding

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In the Journals – August 2017

Here is the article round-up for August.  There is a special issue section of Social Science and Medicine out this month on Austerity, Health, and Wellbeing (abstracts below). Also of note is a recent ‘Takes a Stand’ statement on the End of AIDS published in Global Public Health by Nora Kenworthy, Richard Parker, and Matthew Thomann. You can take advantage …

In the Journals

In the Journals – July 2017

American Quarterly

Queer History, Mad History, and the Politics of Health

Regina Kunzel

Among the central themes of the eclectic field of mad studies is a critique of psychiatric authority. Activists and academics, from a range of positions and perspectives, have questioned psychiatry’s normalizing impulses and have privileged mad-identified knowledges over expert ones. One of the most successful assaults on