These days I am a gardener. Sometimes I am reminded of my previous occupation. For 25 years I worked as an NHS psychiatrist. In my training I was taught how to divide the ‘subjective’ from the ‘objective’. This approach always bothered me.
In 2002 this paper was published in the Psychiatric Bulletin:
It concerns me, that in 2022, Psychiatry still continues to teach and ‘operate’ this divide.