Tag: hospitalization

Only When It Poured

7
Disposable toothbrushes and sporks. Crayons instead of pens. Little pills in little paper cups. Someone would come. Someone would go. The days turned into nights and back again.

Catherine’s Story: A Child Lost to Psychiatry 

144
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.

The Psychiatric Patient: Who Is She?

7
The psychiatric patient is interesting‚ÄĒnot your average person. She is the one who might tell you: ‚ÄúThere is more to this reality, and I saw the proof.‚ÄĚ

Does Longer Duration of Untreated Psychosis Cause Worse Outcomes?

32
New research counters the long-held assumption that a longer duration of untreated psychosis is associated with worse outcomes.

Involuntary Hospitalization More Likely With Psychosis Diagnoses and Few Resources

7
New study links involuntary hospitalization with psychotic diagnosis, previous involuntary hospitalization, and economic deprivation.

Sociologist Questions Effectiveness and Ethics of Mental Health Services

22
Medical sociologist David Pilgrim argues that mental health care is neither effective nor ‚Äúkindly,‚ÄĚ as it often relies on flawed research and ineffective treatments.

Study Explores Pain Assessment for Medically Complex, Nonverbal Children

0
To what extent are healthcare providers equipped to assess nuance in the experiences of pain among nonverbal children?

Training Program Decreases Police Force and Arrests for Mental Health Crisis...

2
Colorado police trained in crisis intervention infrequently use force or arrest individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and are likely to transfer individuals to a treatment facility.

Study Finds High Risk for Suicide Following Psychiatric Hospitalization

12
Patients are at an increased risk for suicide during the three months immediately following discharge from an inpatient psychiatric hospital.