Mind Over Meds

Info Document Actions Print this Here is an article from Sunday NY Times about regrets of a psychiatrist and author, Daniel Carlat. Mind Over Meds Date Published: Apr 19, 2010 12:00 AM Author: DANIEL CARLAT Source: The New York Times Author’s e-mail address: drcarlat@comcast.net. (DISCLAIMERS: This is a FORWARDED article for noncommercial public education purposes.…

Americanizing the global mind?

Info Document Actions Print this This is a review by Andrew Rasmussen of the book “Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche” by Ethan Watters. The review is published by STATS, affiliated with George Mason University in Virginia, USA. Americanizing the global mind? Date Published: Mar 15, 2010 12:00 AM Author: Andrew Rasmussen,…

Information about American Psychiatric Association Fifth Try at Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

Info Information about American Psychiatric Association Fifth Try at Diagnostic and Statistical Manual The American Psychiatric Association is attempting to update what is considered their “label bible” of psychiatric diagnoses, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. The APA is planning to create a “DSM 5.” MindFreedom is calling on a halt on the process and a…

Therapy Without Force: A Treatment Model for Severe Psychiatric Problems

Info Document Actions Print this This paper offers real-world examples of how therapists can avoid resorting to coercive interventions while attempting to respectfully help those in severe distress. (Author is responsible for content.) Therapy Without Force: A Treatment Model for Severe Psychiatric Problems Author: Daniel Mackler, LCSW Therapy Without Force:  A Treatment Model for Severe…