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Baker Act Harms Elderly with Dementia and Alzheimer's

Baker Act Harms Elderly with Dementia and Alzheimer's

The Baker Act, a Florida law which allows judges, law enforcement officers, doctors and mental health officials to initiate a process to involuntarily institutionalize those exhibiting mental illness is especially dangerous for the elderly. If an older person suffers...

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Psychiatrists' Bible Goes Too Far in Naming Disorders

Psychiatrists' Bible Goes Too Far in Naming Disorders

DSM 5, (the fifth and most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) is the psychiatric bible of mental diagnoses. An open letter very critical of DSM 5 was written by several divisions of the  American Psychological Association. An article in...

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Mental Health Legislation: Good-Hearted People Swayed by Vested Interests

Psychotic Behavior Created Artificially

Our police officers are on the front line of any disturbance in the social fiber, including handling those who appear mentally ill. An unstable individual with a deadly weapon can be formidable and unpredictable. But how many violent people are also mentally ill? An...

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The Real Cause Behind School Shootings

The Real Cause Behind School Shootings

While some have linked school shootings to “lack of mental health services” and hint that there would be fewer such incidents if people were under the watchful eye of mental health specialists, the true facts are either buried or obscured. A recent Fox News report...

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