Psychiatric survivors and allies mourn ECT activist and author Linda Andre and vow to continue her legacy.
On the Mad in America podcast, we hear about the potential of lucid dreaming therapy to aid those struggling with post-traumatic stress.
The report is intended to be used to advocate for the elimination of unwanted psychiatric interventions and to promote humane, effective, voluntary approaches.
The STAR*D scandal is about how psychiatry peddled a fabricated result to the public, and now Aftab, in his latest post, has added a whopper of his own to the STAR*D story.
I'm a licensed psychotherapist in private practice. I'm also diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
This is the story of Chandra and her daughter Sophia (not their real names), who has been in the mental health system since the age of 10.
Supporting a Child, Teen, or Young Person in Crisis - Our guest panel, Ciara Fanlo, Morna Murray and Sami Timimi join host Amy Biancolli to share stories of crisis but also stories of healing and of hope.
Fatigue has always been in the background, infiltrating everywhere, ruling our choices and life paths—and the pharmaceutical industry has taken advantage.
Dr. Aftab objects to my "tirade against psychiatric neuroscience." What Dr. Aftab does not do is address any of my substantive conclusions.
Peter Gøtzsche discusses the way psychiatry violates international ethics laws by engaging in forced treatment and other abuses.
Despite living in Israel for five years, I had no idea that one of the few Soteria houses in the world was only a short train ride away.
If the sum of my experience exists only as fractured memories that never happened, who am I? It has led me to a near-constant questioning of every aspect in my life.
Cochrane is keen to protect guild interests and to comply with official views from governments even when they contradict the evidence in Cochrane reviews.
We have two guests today. One is Susan Swim, executive director of the Now I See A Person Institute, which she created in 2007...
Peter Gøtzsche discusses the poor body of research for the efficacy of ECT and the common effect of amnesia, which indicates brain damage.
Reduced brain volumes due to SSRI exposure in pregnancy was not explained by maternal depression alone.
Richard was more than a therapist; he was a faithful witness to my spiritual transformation. His faith in me is the sturdy banister I hold on to as I move forward.
When MHA lobbied for expanding forced treatment, I could no longer allow myself to be a cog in the oppressive, profit-driven, psych industry wheel.
To heal from unattached burdens requires an understanding of the mind that psychiatry lacks.
Peer respites are a precious resource that deserve protection, and implementation that prioritizes the full vision of the model and prevents co-optation.
"You should not talk to your doctor about dementia drugs because your doctor is likely to mislead and harm you. These drugs should not be used by anyone to prevent or treat dementia."
Concerns rise about the adverse effects and longer-term harms of GLP-1 injections like Ozempic and Wegovy.
It’s easy to tell a dead person they mattered. Humans are great at writing eulogies. But we are shit at making people feel like they matter while they are alive.
A powerful, heartbreaking wake-up call about how the severely damaging effects of medications that claim to relieve suffering can threaten generations in a family.
MIA's Justin Karter interviews Micha Frazer-Carroll about her new book, "Mad World: The Politics of Mental Health."