Dr. Drug Rep

Info Document Actions Print this A psychiatrist who has taken thousands of dollars in psychiatric drug company pay-offs to present promotional speeches about their products exposes some of the techniques, and promises never to behave that way again. Dr. Drug Rep Date Published: Nov 25, 2007 01:00 AM Author: Daniel Carlat, MD Source: The New…

As mental illness has become profitable, we are seeing more of it

Info Document Actions Print this Author, psychologist and activist Bruce E. Levine compares the profit and fraud of the military-industrial complex to the psychopharmaceutical-industrial complex. As mental illness has become profitable, we are seeing more of it Date Published: Nov 01, 2007 01:00 AM Author: Bruce E. Levine, PhD Source: Z Magazine Original source: http://www.zmag.org/…

Harsh Treatment

Info Document Actions Print this The Wall St. Journal exposes the rise of crude versions of psychosurgery in China. Psychosurgery is defined as the intentional destruction of healthy brain tissue to change behavior. Lobotomy is an example of psychosurgery. Psychosurgery is actually quietly done throughout the world, but the type in China is especially crude,…

MindFreedom Lane County First Wednesday Round Table

Info MindFreedom Lane County First Wednesday Round Table Almost every first Wednesday of the month, at 5:30 pm, MindFreedom Lane County holds a public, free meeting with important news, presentation and open moderated discussion. The location is the community Round Table directly outside the MindFreedom office on the second floor of 454 Willamette, Suite 216,…

Al Galves Receives Humanitarian Award

Info MindFreedom sponsor group International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology (ICSPP) awarded Al Galves, PhD with a special award at their annual meeting in Arlington, Virginia. Al is a board member of MindFreedom International. ICSPP director Dominick Riccio, MD hands Al Galves the award at ICSPP 2007 annual conference in Arlington, Virginia.…

Asylum! Conference and Festival

Info From the organizers: “The conference will bring together organisations, activists, campaigners and academics working for radical challenge and change in mental health. It will showcase critical work on psychiatry and psychology (‘Big Psy’) and the pharmaceutical industry (‘Big Pharma’), and alternatives to diagnostic medical labels like ‘schizophrenia’ and ‘paranoia’.” This event is being held…