The “Trauma-Focused Turn” in Critical Psychology

A Review of:

De-Medicalizing Misery II: Society, Politics and the Mental Health Industry

Edited by Ewen Speed, Joanna Moncrieff and Mark Rapley


Click on title to read the review (downloads as Word document or contact me for a pdf copy):

The “Trauma-Focused Turn” in Critical Psychology

First published with PsycCRITIQUES, June 1, 2015, Vol. 60, No. 22, Article 7. It can be found at


    • Laura K Kerr says:

      Thank you for mentioning David Smail’s work and providing a link. I agree his work deserves continued attention, as he has been truly revolutionary. And thank you for originally directing me to his work.

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