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Sad about having a boy not a girl? Your distress might be real but ‘gender disappointment’ is no mental illness

/ March 2020 | The Conversation / By Tereza Hendl and Tamara Kayali Browne/ In an age of gender-reveal parties, baby bumps on Instagram, and hyper-gendered toys and clothing, learning about a baby’s sex is big news. But having a boy rather than a girl, or vice versa, makes some people sad. Some label this “gender […]
by Tamara Kayali Browne / March 11, 2020 /In Opinion Pieces

How should we understand family-centred care?

/ 18 January 2018 | Journal of Child Health Care / By Suzanne Uniacke, Tamara Kayali Browne, Linda Shields /   What is family-centred care of a hospitalized child? A critical understanding of the concept of family-centred care is necessary if this widely preferred model is to be differentiated from other health care ideals and properly evaluated as appropriate to […]
by Tamara Kayali Browne / January 12, 2018 /In Refereed Journal Articles

We need to rethink how we classify mental illness

/ 30 October 2017 | The Guardian / By Tamara Kayali Browne /   Psychiatric diagnosis must serve an ethical purpose: relieving certain forms of suffering and disease. Science alone can’t do that. How do we decide what emotions, thoughts and behaviours are normal, abnormal or pathological? This is essentially what a select group of psychiatrists […]
by Tamara Kayali Browne / October 30, 2017 /In Opinion Pieces