Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Adverse Childhood Experiences and psychosis

Rejecting the “Medications for Schizophrenia” Narrative: Part II

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In this second article, I will further analyze the reasons why the unevidenced biological-illness approach to “schizophrenia” has become so entrenched in our society. Most importantly, I will discuss hopeful alternatives.

Rejecting the “Medications for Schizophrenia” Narrative: A Survivor’s Response to Pies...

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As a psychiatric survivor who has personally experienced severe psychosis, my criticisms focus on the relative lack of attention to what psychiatric drugs actually are, and on the uncertain, contested nature of the supposed target of these drugs: “schizophrenia.” I will elaborate on each of these points with references, as well as highlighting alternative approaches to helping psychotic people.