Report documents human rights violations in Turkey psychiatric facilities.

Info Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI) released a 2005 report about human rights abuses in Turkey, including electroshock of children. MDRI is a sponsor group of MindFreedom International. Staff member of Turkish psychiatric institution re-enacts forced electroshock. 29 September 2005 MDRI investigates forced electroshock including of nine-year-old. Below is a forwarded announcement from Mental Disability…

American Psychiatric President Admits “Bio Bio Bio” Rules

Info When the elected president of the American Psychiatric Association complains about undue influence of the psychiatric drug industry on his profession then you know there’s a problem. Here are MindFreedom’s comments, followed by the text of President Stephen S. Sharfstein’s essay warning about “Big Pharma’s” huge “kickbacks and bribes.” Stephen S. Sharfstein, MD 2005…

Mother Jones exposes psychiatric drug screening

Info This excellent investigation about drug company influence on “mental health screening” shows that some kids are getting drugs over the wishes of their own parents. Aliah was “screened” at school and then forced to take psychiatric drugs over her parents’ wishes. Mother Jones May/June 2005 When state mental health officials fall under theinfluence of…