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Shrinks - The Untold Story of Psychiatry - A Review

By Marvin Ross

Last week my colleague, Dr David Laing Dawson, provided his own personal history of prescribing psychiatric medications since he became a physician in the late 1960s. 578 more words

History Of Psychiatry

Joseph Agassi on Rationality and Psychiatry

After a highly stimulating (successful?, entertaining?) talk for the members of Zilsel and le séminaire de sociologie des sciences (SoS) at Laboratoire Printemps, CNRS-UVSQ, which included an all-departmental search for  1,642 more words

Joseph Agassi

Significant VS Superior

Very cold here around Philadelphia.

This is a story reported to me by a cop and is exactly why Democrats are maggots of America.

Last night, 1/30/15, the temperature dipped to single digits. 1,147 more words

Get Clued

Mental Illness Yesterday and Today

Mental illness has been with us for a long time, probably as long as people have walked the planet.  Identifying  and treating it is rarely a straighforward process for the simple reason that human beings are so varied and unique.   1,089 more words



For this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste
of time; serenity, that nothing is.” —Thomas Szasz


One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Mental Illness Treatment Over the Past 150+ Years - Part II

By Dr David Laing Dawson

In the spring of 1969 a new psychiatric facility was opened on the campus of the University of British Columbia, the first component of a full service teaching hospital. 596 more words