Duty of ‘Care’: Is it Ethical? by Anna de Jonge

Info A paper presented by Anna de Jonge, a MindFreedom sponsor group leader in New Zealand, about psychiatric human rights violations. Women’s Studies Conference PaperPresented: 26 November, 2005 at Auckland UniversityTitle of  the Paper: Duty of “Care”  is it Ethical?Presented by Anna de JongeMembers of Patients’ Rights Advocacy65 Tawa Street  Hamilton 2001 New ZealandPh:Fax:+64 7…

Easy access to acupuncture, Freedom Center in Northampton offers free treatments

Info Document Actions Print this Freedom Center is a sponsor group in MindFreedom International. This newspaper article is about how Freedom Center, which is run by and for psychiatric survivors, offers acupuncture as an alternative to the traditional mental health system. Easy access to acupuncture, Freedom Center in Northampton offers free treatments Date Published: Mar…

Antidepressants

Info Antidepressants “Antidepressants’ include psychiatric drugs such as SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) such as Prozac and Zoloft. STARD*D Wars Study Failure on Antidepressants Dissident psychologist and author Bruce Levine dissects an expensive US government funded study of psychiatric drugs used on people labeled depressed. Hazards   Are antidepressants taking the edge off love? The…

Mad Pride 2005

Info Mad Pride 2005 Mad Pride 2005 Events This 1 July 2005 announcement lists Mad Pride 2005 events in four nations. 2005 Mad Pride Vancouver Report A psychiatric survivor gives an eye-witness report of a warm and wonderful series of Mad Pride events in Vancouver in 2005. Marie Baker of Gallery Gachet winds up the…

Psychiatric Labels

Info Psychiatric Labels Harm caused by unscientific psychiatric diagnoses. Psychiatry’s bible, the DSM, is doing more harm than good 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…

Abuse in Mental Health System

Info Abuse in Mental Health System Psychiatric Labels Harm caused by unscientific psychiatric diagnoses. Electroshock Information about electroshock, also called electroconvulsive therapy. An Overview of Psychiatric Abuse   School of Shock: Inside a school where mentally disturbed students are jolted into good behavior The Village Voice looks at an institution that openly uses pain to…

Psychiatric Drugs

Info Psychiatric Drugs A variety of information about psychiatric prescribed medications, including neuroleptic brain damage, deaths and psychiatric drugs, and resources about quitting psychiatric drugs. Antidepressants “Antidepressants’ include psychiatric drugs such as SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) such as Prozac and Zoloft. Hazards   Neuroleptics Information about traditional and atypical neuroleptic drugs, also known as…

Mad Pride 2006

Info Mad Pride 2006 More about Mad Pride 2006… More details about specific events in multiple countries! Toronto, Canada reports about the Mad Pride 2006 events. Mad Pride 2006 was a great success in Toronto, Canada this year as ruth ruth from Friendly Spike Theater, an MFI Sponsor Group, gives a “live report.” Mad Pride…