Mette Ellingsdalen another psychiatric survivor highlights psychiatric abuse and the arrogance of a system that will not listen this time in Norway... Yet our voices are getting louder and louder; psychiatry's medical model of madness is as delusional as the the madness they purport to treat. The difference? Mette describes it well, the striking similarity between religion and psychiatry only now we don't want to be burned at the stake or should I say obliterated by drugs

Mette Ellingsdalen another psychiatric survivor highlights psychiatric abuse and the arrogance of a system that will not listen this time in Norway... Yet our voices are getting louder and louder; psychiatry's medical model of madness is as delusional as the the madness they purport to treat. The difference? Mette describes it well, the striking similarity between religion and psychiatry only now we don't want to be burned at the stake or should I say obliterated by drugs

If psychiatric "treatment" is generally valuable to those who receive it, if the "severely mentally ill" really want to be "treated", then laws which force people into "hospitals" and laws which allow "doctors" to force needles and inject hated, debilitating drugs into the bodies of desperately resisting human beings should be completely unnecessary.  The fact that Allen Frances believes such torture is justified ruins his entire argument. If he wants to help the mentally ill and society…

If psychiatric "treatment" is generally valuable to those who receive it, if the "severely mentally ill" really want to be "treated", then laws which force people into "hospitals" and laws which allow "doctors" to force needles and inject hated, debilitating drugs into the bodies of desperately resisting human beings should be completely unnecessary. The fact that Allen Frances believes such torture is justified ruins his entire argument. If he wants to help the mentally ill and society…

How to Live with Voice Hearing [Preview] A student's journey from “normal” to “schizophrenic” and back highlights shortcomings in how our so...

How to Live with Voice Hearing [Preview] A student's journey from “normal” to “schizophrenic” and back highlights shortcomings in how our so...

The Hearing Voices Movement: Beyond Critiquing the Status Quo

The Hearing Voices Movement: Beyond Critiquing the Status Quo

The terrifying ordeal of a brilliant student who started hearing voices and then fell into the abyss of insanity

The terrifying ordeal of a brilliant student who started hearing voices and then fell into the abyss of insanity

Already, 20% of the US population regularly pops a psychiatric pill and many pop a whole bunch of them. All demographics are affected -- from barely walking toddlers to the geriatric in nursing homes. Although women heavily predominate, men are also well represented. The US leads the world in pill popping, but other developed countries are catching up. by: Allen Frances - Professor Emeritus, Duke University

A Pill Popping Society

Already, 20% of the US population regularly pops a psychiatric pill and many pop a whole bunch of them. All demographics are affected -- from barely walking toddlers to the geriatric in nursing homes. Although women heavily predominate, men are also well represented. The US leads the world in pill popping, but other developed countries are catching up. by: Allen Frances - Professor Emeritus, Duke University

Excellent article on how someone feels with suicidal depression - she recovered.  Psychiatric Times Journal

Excellent article on how someone feels with suicidal depression - she recovered. Psychiatric Times Journal

Trevor Eyles  WORKING WITH VOICES IN SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY

Trevor Eyles WORKING WITH VOICES IN SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY

I’ve recently read an interesting article by Jacqui Dillon, Lucy Johnstone and Eleanor Longden.  It’s titled Trauma, Dissociation, Attachment : A new paradigm for understanding severe mental distress.  The article was published in the Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy (Vol 12, No 3, September 2012)

I’ve recently read an interesting article by Jacqui Dillon, Lucy Johnstone and Eleanor Longden. It’s titled Trauma, Dissociation, Attachment : A new paradigm for understanding severe mental distress. The article was published in the Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy (Vol 12, No 3, September 2012)

Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs: A Harm Reduction Approach to Medication Withdrawal | Will Hall

Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs: A Harm Reduction Approach to Medication Withdrawal | Will Hall

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