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Scattered Pills
14 Oct
3

Psychiatry Can’t Cure Mental Illness

Pretend you were enjoying a lovely skiing holiday and swished when you should have swooshed, resulting in a broken left foot. Logically, you’d visit a medical doctor and ask him to set the bone. As long as he did his ...

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Hell
08 Oct
1

Mental Institutions: – their Hellish History Part 2

During WWII volunteer service in state mental institutions was a requirement for some conscientious objectors. Warren Sawyer, who was a 23 year old pacifist, was appointed to Philadelphia State Hospital (also known as Byberry) to work as an attendant. He ...

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Marijuana
08 Oct
1

The Legalization of Marijuana Part 1 of 2

If you live here in Florida it’s not too early to be thinking about the 2016 election. Not the excitement of the well-publicized presidential race but the stealth movement working behind the scenes to legalize marijuana in the state of ...

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01 Oct
3

Mental Institutions: Their Hellish History – Part One

Nellie Bly risked her life when she feigned insanity and had herself committed to a New York mental institution in 1887. She was a reporter, and her purpose was to expose the true conditions, including brutality and murder, that reigned ...

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01 Oct
0

Psychiatrists Want More Research with Psychedelic Drugs?! – Part Two

The Earliest LSD “Research” Appropriately enough LSD’s creator, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann an employee of Sandoz Laboratories, was the first person to experience a bad trip on LSD. Telling no one at Sandoz except his lab assistant, Hoffman gave himself ...

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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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26 Aug
2

CCHR Helps New Mexico Legislature Prevent Drugging of School Kids

April 7th, 2015 was a landmark day for parents and school kids in the state of New Mexico. On that day Governor Susana Martinez signed into law The Child Medication Safety Act. The new law strikes at the heart of ...

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