British Psychiatry still teaches young doctors to divide the subjective from the objective. I am of the view that this is not just unrealistic but that it is harmful to the science of well-being.
I dedicate this film to all those who have had any form of mental health treatment, whether it has been helpful, unhelpful or somewhere in between.
Please let us respect all experience and let science always have open gates to the subjective. This applies equally to professors, academics, scientists, and thought leaders – because the subjective involves us all.
My short prelude, Lecture in Progress, features the voice of Mark Lythgoe a British neurophysiologist, and the founder and director of the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging at University College London, where he is professor of biomedical imaging.
What if this is all the love you ever get? by Snow Patrol