APA statement on “Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders”

26 September 2003 — American Psychiatric Association statement on “Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders.” Subject: AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION STATEMENT ON DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF MENTAL DISORDERS APA Statement For Immediate Release: September 26, 2003 Release No. 03-39 For Information Contact: Amy Levey, 703-907-8534 Hillarie Fogel, 703-907-8536 AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION STATEMENT ON DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT…

Scientific Panel replies to APA statement

15 December 2003 — Reply by Scientific Panel of the Fast for Freedom in Mental Health to the 26 September Statement by American Psychiatric Association. 15 December 2003 From: MindFreedom Support Coalition International 454 Willamette, Suite 216 PO Box 11284 Eugene, OR 97440 USA E-mail: office@mindfreedom.org To: James H. Scully, Jr., M.D., Medical Director American Psychiatric…

Response from APA

12 August 2003 — Letter from American Psychiatric Association to Fast for Freedom in Mental Health. August 12, 2003 Mr. David Oaks c/o Stuart Shipko, M.D. 97 W. Bellevue Drive Pasadena, CA 91105 Dear Mr. Oaks: I am acceding to your request that I send my response to your letter of July 28, 2003 to…

Alternatives 2008

Info Since the 1980’s, the US federal government helps fund a large conference of several hundred mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors, many of whom are leading consumer-driven projects such as support groups and drop-in centers. This year’s conference is being held in Buffalo, New York, USA. What Convention When Oct 29, 2008 01:00 AM…

Educating public using web videos of tardive dyskinesia & tardive dystonia

Since their introduction in the 1950’s, it’s been well known that psychiatric drugs known as neuroleptics or antipsychotics, can lead to permanent involuntary muscle movements called TD’s: tardive dyskinesia or tardive dystonia. In the 21st century, it’s finally possible to show the public easily exactly how serious this disaster is, using web videos. It is…