Monday, September 25, 2017

BLOGS

Does a Psychiatric Diagnosis Have the Impact of a Medical Curse?

Over and over I've seen the aftermath of that ritual of receiving and internalizing a lifelong, pathologizing diagnosis. I don't think we can underestimate the uncanny power of receiving such proclamations about our personhood by people sanctioned by our culture to serve as arbiters of truth.

Why Philosophy Matters?

The Salvation of Psychiatry

The “Shotgun Method” – A Story of Mental Health Crisis in...

"Let's try the shotgun method," my psychiatrist said — meaning that you load the gun with a bunch of pellets and hope that one of them hits the target. I went through 16 different psychiatric medications in five years, and they were not the right choice for me.

Abduction

Waking Up is Hard to Do

A System Built on Fear

Behind Every Label

The Best Medicine