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Social Suffering; Understanding the Impact of Psychiatric Illness.

Suffering can lead to unforeseen social consequences. Image courtesy Rene Asmussen

In my time as a psychiatry doctor, I have met hundreds of patients. All of them have stories, lives, and experiences. One crucial part of understanding the cause of someone's suffering is to reconsider what it means to see its impact outside of any diagnostic ideology. In short, to consider suffering in a social domain.




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Dr Benjamin Janaway 🧠

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Psychiatrist with lived experience. Navigating the world and trying to explain and educate. Nominated ‘best couple’ in medical school awards.

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