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31 March 2015: Sunshine Act for Scotland Public Petition PE1493 @ScotParl. Again. I'm looking for action.

The Sunshine Act for Scotland Public Petition PE1493 raised by Dr Peter J Gordon is to be considered by Scottish Parliament at the Public Petitions Committee Meeting on 31 March 2015, for the third time. 339 more words

Chrys Muirhead

Has Mad in America Changed its View of Medication for Schizophrenia?

By Marvin Ross

For those of you not familiar with Mad in America (MIA), it is a US organization begun by journalist Robert Whitaker. He is the author of books that are highly critical of modern psychiatry and its reliance on medication particularly for schizophrenia. 533 more words

Psychosis

"Who is Delusional? The Answer Is: We All Are" -- Mad in America, by Noel Hunter.

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you” - Carl Jung

“We all must strive to foster compassion on all levels. Building compassion comes from moving beyond our ego-centric viewpoints and understanding those with whom we disagree or do not understand the most.

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Delusions

Mitzi: January 8, 2015

“Three” seems to be a significant number when it comes to psychiatric hospitalizations. One hospitalization could be a fluke; twice….well there is still some leniency. Three times and suddenly it’s understood that a person is seriously ill and not going to get better. 737 more words