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A Comment on "Me, My Mind and Baked Beans" & "The Holocaust Intrudes..."

    By Dr David Laing Dawson

There is no doubt we need to be careful and cautious with labels. And comparing The Holocaust (as Peter Kinderman did) 614 more words

Biological Model

A Response to the Hyper-focus on Brain-based Research and “Disease” - Mad in America

 By NOEL HUNTER & WILLIAM SCHULTZ - Featured Blogs - Mad in America - August 20, 2015

“The past several years have born exciting developments for those critical of the current psychiatric paradigm.

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The Course of a Psychotic Illness - In Response to Psychiatry and the Business of Madness

By David Laing Dawson MD

In the late 1960’s and early 70’s when a young man or woman in a psychotic state was brought to the hospital by family, by ambulance, by friends or police, we would admit him and keep him safe. 746 more words


Why the Shades of Awakening Online Series Matters


Op-Ed July 5, 2015

From July 10th to 12th , 2015, there will be a rather unique conference happening, the…

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Mental Health

Many States Trying to Slow Antipsychotic Prescribing to Children

Thirty-one US states have implemented some kind of “prior authorization” policies to try to rein in the unnecessary prescribing of antipsychotic medications to children, according to a research letter in… 368 more words

Black Lives Matter

Psychiatry Through the Lens of Institutional Corruption By Robert Whitaker


Psychiatry Through the Lens of Institutional Corruption

By Robert Whitaker

Featured Blogs May 7, 2015

When you write a book, you usually do so in response to a prompt of some type, and in the process of researching and writing the book, you will come to see your subject in a new way. 2,105 more words