Participatory medicine TEDx Maastricht: Professor Bas Bloem – “From God to Guide”

Professor Bas Bloem (@basbloem) is a consultant neurologist at the Department of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, the Netherlands. He received his M.D. degree (with honour) at Leiden University Medical Centre in 1993. In 1994, he obtained his PhD degree in Leiden, based on a thesis entitled “Postural reflexes in Parkinson’s disease”. He was…

Participatory Concepts in Mental Health Care: Will they be a driving force behind a reform movement supported by unified advocacy?

Participatory Concepts in Mental Health Care: Will they be a driving force behind a reform movement supported by unified advocacy? PART I BY Maria Mangicaro SUBJECT:  The author, a mental health e-Patient and legal blogger with an interest in psychotic disorders, discusses various reasons that influence the perspectives of mainstream advocates, as opposed to those of the…