Texto imprescindível de Bernard Guerin a qualquer um que queira entender mais sobre “saúde mental” na modernidade.
[Dificuldades com inglês? Use o Google Tradutor! Não é perfeito, mas dá pra entender a maior parte!]
I will try to set out how I now see ‘mental health’ in the context of everyday living but when we include the changes that have occurred in modernity. The way we now ‘talk about mental health’ becomes a modern phenomenon, which is probably something Foucault was saying many years ago in a different way.
(You will need to be patient until Points 18 and 25 though. I hope I will be able to say this all much better when it comes time to put it into the new book.)
- In life there are always problems and conflicts, and almost all can be traced to scarcity of resources, if resources are thought of in a complex and nuanced way and not simplistically. Because most of our resources come through other people, most of our life problems arise in our social contexts. Most problems are interpersonal.
- For most of these problems…
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