In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term is insanity. Wikipedia is always the first place I turn for this series, but I think the Wikipedia page for insanity could use some work. It opens with: "Insanity, madness, and craziness are terms that describe a spectrum of individual and… Continue reading What is… Insanity?
I first heard of the documentary Out of Mind, Out of Sight when I saw it recommended on the Bipolar, Uninvited blog. It sounded interesting, so I wanted to check it out. It's shot at an inpatient unit in a forensic psychiatry facility in Brockville, Canada. All of the patients had committed a criminal offense… Continue reading Out of Mind, Out of Sight