Jon Jureidini


Jon is a child psychiatrist, trained in philosophy. He is the Head of the Department of Psychological Medicine at Women's & Children's Hospital in Adelaide, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Philosophy at Flinders University of South Australia. Jon has been a noisy advocate for children and adults in immigration detention. He is critical of the over-use of diagnosis and medication for distressed children, but optimistic that compassionate parents, doctors and teachers can make a difference to children's well-being.



The Fallacy of the Middle Ground

Professor Jon Jureidini is a child psychiatrist trained in philosophy....

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