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Georgetown Univ. Health and the Public Interest (HAPI) Seminar Series: Rob Wipond: The Rising Rates, Expanding Uses, and Often-Traumatizing Impacts of Psychiatric Detention and Forced Treatment

August 30, 2023

For the first installment of our Fall Seminar Series, Rob Wipond will be leading the seminar titled “The Rising Rates, Expanding Uses, and Often-traumatizing Impacts of Psychiatric Detention and Forced Treatment“. Mr. Wipond is a freelance investigative journalist who writes frequently about the interfaces between psychiatry, civil rights, community issues, policing, surveillance and privacy, and social change. His articles have been nominated for seventeen magazine and journalism awards in science, law, business, and public issues. He’s the author of the new book Your Consent is Not Required: The Rise in Psychiatric Detentions, Forced Treatment, and Abusive Guardianships (BenBella, 2023).


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