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Reminder: "Psychiatric Medications: Promise or Peril?" Fall 2014 Felician Symposium

Here’s a reminder, for those of you in the New York/New Jersey Metro Area, of our upcoming symposium, “Psychiatric Medication: Promise or Peril? An Interdisciplinary Discussion.” The symposium is the third annual one sponsored by the… 906 more words

Dr. Thomas Szasz and Psychiatric Name Calling

On this blog, one of the main topics of discussion is name calling.  And, from time to time, some people have asked me what I think of the types of names psychiatrists use to talk about their patients. 1,575 more words

Insults

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds; it’s something one creates.

- Thomas Szasz

Television

73. Defending the metric system and other systems from people who say they aren't real.

Finally, a new logo for the National Health Service.

The first page I look at in the local paper is the obituaries. Call it outcome research if you want, it’s a relief not to see any familiar names. 816 more words

Depression