The report is intended to be used to advocate for the elimination of unwanted psychiatric interventions and to promote humane, effective, voluntary approaches.
The American Journal of Psychiatry Needs to Retract Study That Reported Fraudulent Results
A TV writer claims that research shows that Tetris is “literally a trauma first aid kit.” Her tweets sound scientific, but the research behind it is unconvincing.
New data upends common beliefs about asylum closures, deinstitutionalization, and rates of psychiatric coercion.
For decades, psychiatry committed medical fraud when it told the public that antidepressants fixed a chemical imbalance in the brain.
Psychiatry's medicalization of social and psychological suffering is not justified by the currently known biology.
Concerns rise about the adverse effects and longer-term harms of GLP-1 injections like Ozempic and Wegovy.
A year ago today, our youngest child died, thanks to the adversarial actions and toxic treatments foisted on her by medical-model psychiatry. By telling her story, we hope to promote systemic change.
As contacts to the new 988 suicide hotline number have risen, so have call tracing and police interventions.
The Detroit Free Press did an excellent job in bringing to light the conditions at Pontiac, its loss of accreditation, and closing. Still, they didn't quite grasp the severity of violence there.
The poster-children of psychiatric genetics, who endured abuse throughout their lives, were also the product of a racist culture.
Sharing the similarities between Lindsay Clancy's homicidal episode and my own will hopefully help prevent rare SSRI-induced suicides and homicides, including mass shootings.
The research literature from the WHO, NIMH, and others does not support a narrative of therapeutic progress, of psychiatric treatments that have “continued” to improve over time.
A new research article asserts that the overuse of psychiatric drugs may create neurobiological changes that hamper long-term mental health recovery.
I had a chemical brain injury from medications. The only help doctors could offer was more medications: treating the failed treatment with other dangerous treatments.
All the new hype about miracle psychedelic treatments as the next wave of cures for mental disorders leaves out the risk of therapy abuse.
We all want to help our kids or our students, and sometimes finding the right key to unlock a child’s gifts is a matter of time, patience, trial, and error.
I have been forcibly drugged for over forty years now. The dose of neuroleptics I am forced to take will probably kill me.
David Edward Walker is the author of Coyote’s Swing: A Memoir and Critique of Mental Hygiene in Native America, which was published in February...
There was a time when I could think of nothing else but pills and prescriptions, pain and panic. Psychiatry shrank my world.
From an early age, relatives and doctors alike had told me I was severely mentally ill. Naturally, I believed them.
MIA's Ana Florence interviews Michelle Funk about her leadership of the new WHO guidelines on rights-based mental health.
A national study showed that ADHD drug abuse among U.S. high and middle school students has been rising for the past 20 years.
Ads pushing transcranial magnetic stimulation are everywhere. As someone harmed by the treatment, I believe they are misleading and unethical.
Anders Sørenson is a Danish clinical psychologist with a special interest in psychiatric drug withdrawal. He has undertaken research which assesses the state of guidance on psychiatric drug withdrawal and paid close attention to tapering methods with the aim of identifying approaches which might make withdrawal more tolerable for people.