Brain shrinkage seen in those taking antipsychotic medications

Info Document Actions Print this The well-respected Los Angeles Times ran an article about a scientific study indicating that taking neuroleptic psychiatric drugs – also known as ‘antipychotics’ – may shrink the brain. Brain shrinkage seen in those taking antipsychotic medications Date Published: Feb 07, 2011 12:00 AM Author: Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Source:…

Archive to past MindFreedom News alerts

Here is an archive of some of the past alerts sent out via email to the MindFreedom news list. It’s a quick way to review human rights activist and announcements.   Archive of past MindFreedom News public e-mail alerts. MindFreedom has a free public e-mail announcement list of news, updates and announcements. To see an…

Psychiatry’s bible, the DSM, is doing more harm than good

Info Document Actions Print this Psychologist Paula Caplan skewers psychiatry’s newest “Label Bible.” Here is a WASHINGTON POST opinion piece by author and clinical psychologist Paula Caplan, PhD, highly critical of psychiatry’s latest “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.” Please forward. At end is link to register on Washington Post site and comment. Psychiatry’s bible, the DSM,…

VICTORY: Forced Electroshock of Glen K. in a New York Psychiatric Institution Halted!

Info Within 48 hours of the launch of a MindFreedom Alert Campaign, the Attorney General for New York announced that Glen K. will receive no more forced electroshock under his court order. Rockland Psychiatric Center was giving involuntary electroshock over and against Glen’s expressed wishes. Despite his psychiatrist’s pessimistic predictions, Glen K. did well without…

VICTORY: Forced Electroshock of Glen K. in a New York Psychiatric Institution Halted!

Info Within 48 hours of the launch of a MindFreedom Alert Campaign, the Attorney General for New York announced that Glen K. will receive no more forced electroshock under his court order. Rockland Psychiatric Center was giving involuntary electroshock over and against Glen’s expressed wishes. Despite his psychiatrist’s pessimistic predictions, Glen K. did well without…

VICTORY: Forced Electroshock of Glen K. in a New York Psychiatric Institution Halted!

Info Within 48 hours of the launch of a MindFreedom Alert Campaign, the Attorney General for New York announced that Glen K. will receive no more forced electroshock under his court order. Rockland Psychiatric Center was giving involuntary electroshock over and against Glen’s expressed wishes. Despite his psychiatrist’s pessimistic predictions, Glen K. did well without…