Review: “Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry” reviewed by Mary Maddock

Info Mary Maddock of Cork, Ireland reviews the new book “Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry” co-edited by Peter Lehmann and Peter Stastny. Mary is co-founder of MindFreedom Ireland. Mary Maddock is also co-author of the book Soul Survivor. ‘Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry’ is written by many authors, ex-users and survivors of psychiatry, therapists, psychiatrists, social scientists, lawyers and…

ACLU Lawsuit: “ICE Drugging Detainees Set for Deportation”

Info CNN covers the story that the American Civil Liberties Union is suing over forced psychiatric drugging of immigrants facing deportation. Raymond Seoth and wife. 12 October 2007 original article: http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/10/12/doping.immigrants/index.html From Thelma Gutierrez  LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) — Former detainees of Immigration and Customs Enforcement accuse the agency in a lawsuit of forcibly injecting…

NY State New Guidelines on Forced Electroshock

Info Apparently in response to the state-wide outrage following MindFreedom human rights alerts about two individuals slated for forced electroshock, NY State has issued new “guidelines” about use of involuntary electroshock over the wishes of the subject. MindFreedom’s response: No Means No. MindFreedom Update    New York State Issues New “Guidelines” on Electroshock    Guidelines…

An Interview with Martin J. Walker

Info Document Actions Print this “Dirty Medicine” author Martin Walker talks about the codex alimentarius, the profit-driven bias of ‘pharmascience’, the commissioning and planting of deceptive news stories, the character assassination of alternative practitioners and researchers, and the dark political practices of the pharmaceutical cartel. An Interview with Martin J. Walker Date Published: Jan 01,…

“Depression and mental disorders can be prevented and treated with simple healing foods”

Info Document Actions Print this More scientific evidence for the healing effects of good nutrition: A study has found that omega-3 fatty acids and foods high in uridine reduce the symptoms of depression as well as, or better than, three different antidepressant drugs. “Depression and mental disorders can be prevented and treated with simple healing…

Psychiatry residents often skip informed consent

Info Document Actions Print this An investigation into the practices of 108 psychiatry residents revealed an excessively passive approach to informed consent discussions with patients. Asked to participate in hypothetical clinical vignettes, only 3% of the students managed to provide responses that met the criteria for adequate informed consent. Psychiatry residents often skip informed consent…

“Psychiatric Drugs: An Assault on the Human Condition”

Info Document Actions Print this A Street Spirit interview with Robert Whitaker, who has investigated how the psychiatric drug industry is endangering the American public by covering up the untold cases of suffering, anguish and disease caused by the most widely prescribed antidepressants and antipsychotic medications. “Psychiatric Drugs: An Assault on the Human Condition” Date…