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Why we need to abandon the disease model of mental health

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We must move away from the disease model, which assumes that emotional distress is merely symptomatic of biological illness, and instead embrace a model of mental health and well-being that recognizes our essential and shared humanity, says Peter Kinderman, professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool. He also believes that e must offer services that help people to help themselves and each other rather than disempowering them.  Read the article here

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