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About Peter J. Whitehouse

Peter J. Whitehouse, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is co-founder of The Intergenerational School and a strategic advisor in innovation. His scholarly interests include neuropsychiatry, cognitive neuroscience, environmental ethics, narrative medicine and multimedia.

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

What’s normal? The politics of psychiatric labeling

Psychiatrists are consistently expanding the boundaries of mental illness using scientific claims only weakly supported by the evidence. Are they mad? Part of Transformation's politics of mental health series.

The end of Alzheimer’s “disease”

It’s time to re-inject some humanity into the unloving scientism and unjust capitalism of the contemporary dementia industry. 

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