Robert Pfaff is an activist and writer with 25 years of experience working on LGBT and other social justice issues. He has detailed his battle with a lifelong anxiety and panic disorder in the unpublished memoir Wild Life. Robert is currently working on a supernatural thriller about a psychiatrist haunted by a vengeful spirit hell-bent on possessing the body of his newborn child. While it is a supernatural thriller, it is also a researched indictment of the brutal pseudoscience of psychiatry.
Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.