Dr James Trueman is a Senior Lecturer in Mental Health at Anglia Ruskin University, where he is the course leader for the Approved Mental Heath Professional training programme, and theme leader for mental health law. Outside of his legal interests, a significant amount of his time is currently dedicated to leading and supporting the implementation of technology in education. His background is as a mental health nurse, with experience of working in both the NHS and private sector. His research interests include mental health legislation, professional, media and political discourse, and the history of medicine - commonly viewed through the theoretical lens of critical discourse analysis.
Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice
This book offers an alternative and thought-provoking perspective to the conventional and orthodox understanding of mental health and how to help those suffering with mental illness. It will appeal to social workers in mental health contexts as well as students on post qualifying courses and the Masters Degree in Social Work.