In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week's term is victim blaming. I got thinking about this while reading a recent post on domestic violence on Mental Health 360º. Victim blaming commonly occurs in connection with domestic assault, but also in a variety of other contexts, including… Continue reading What Is… Victim Blaming
The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience. It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by HealthComesFirst!!! Blogger.… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: HealthComesFirst!!! Blogger.
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