Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Letters to My Doctors (Part 3)

Rape is to Love what Bombs are to Peace and what Behavioral Eugenics are to Mental Health. So I choose noncompliance with psychiatric force.
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No, Jill Biden Should Not Be Called “Doctor”… But Only Because No One Should

Jill deserves all the defense she is receiving. However, this rush to defend Jill’s honorific usage is missing a much bigger and far more pervasive point: NO ONE should be called “Dr. Last-name.”

Narrow Escape: My Drug-Induced Nightmare

It has taken me close to three years to be able to live with my memories from the hospital, where I felt completely and utterly alone, despairing that I might never live a normal life or see my family again.
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Dr. Pies: Still Going Wrong

In his attacks against the British Psychological Society's report "Understanding Depression," Dr. Pies falls into his own trap: "There are none so blind as those who will not see."
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Chapter 5: The Manufacture of Childhood Depression (Part 2)

The promotion of SSRI antidepressant use began with the pharmaceutical industry and occurs despite evidence that these drugs are harmful, not helpful, in children and adolescents.
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Literally Indescribable: Are Antidepressants Addictive?

“My life was very, very good.” That’s how Michael sums up how things were for him—prior to his suffering from devastating withdrawal effects after discontinuing GlaxoSmithKline’s blockbuster drug Paxil.

MIA Town Halls/Webinars

January 15: Exploring psychiatric drug withdrawal. Town hall (1 p.m. EST). Register here. All webinars and town halls are free to attend.

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Research Surveys

Ongoing studies seeking participants for surveys on mental health issues.

The latest is a dissertation research study seeking participants who feel they have been misdiagnosed with a mental disorder due to having had a spiritual or religious experience.

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