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23 Sep
1

Child Death in Psychiatric Hospitals – Underreported Crime

Death of a child while under care of psychiatric hospital personnel reeks of the barbarism common when the lunatic asylums of the 19th and 18th centuries flourished in Europe. Yet the use of deadly restraint involving children in psychiatric asylums ...

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23 Sep
0

Psychiatrists Want More Research with Psychedelic Drugs?!

Part One Psychiatrists have started fooling around again with research using LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), Psilocybin (a naturally occurring psychedelic compound found in “magic mushrooms”) and MDMA (Ecstasy). In March of this year, writing in the British Medical Journal, James ...

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Grade F
13 Sep
1

Psychology Fails Validation Tests

Psychologists would like us to believe that the work they do is scientific. Dictionaries appear to have accepted this idea – “Psychology is the study of mind and behavior. It is an academic discipline and an applied science which seeks ...

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Failure
13 Sep
1

Psychiatry Admits Failure

Psychiatrist Richard Friedman reflects on American Psychiatry’s quandary in a recent NY Times Op Ed piece: “Despite a vast investment in basic neuroscience research and its rich intellectual promise, we have little to show for it on the treatment front. ...

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