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Johann Hari Mar 28
My friend is one of the most important & intelligent voices in Britain. Please read this letter she wrote in about people who are feeling anxious & depressed right now: this is v important
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Lucas Richert Mar 26
How did 'radical women' change psychiatry and mental health? A few thoughts here...Thanks to
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Janna Weiss ☂️ Mar 27
Joint Statement on and Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities requires states to abolish involuntary admissions & treatment in settings & to release those detained & treated against their will
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Sandy Allen Mar 27
Editors: If you’ve lately become interested in — I am available for interviews, essay commissions, advising. Be very wary of stories written based on what 1-3 psychiatrists said.
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Sandy Allen Mar 27
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Read my piece on the press’ great failure, when it comes to mental health coverage:
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Mad In America Mar 27
Does “brain,” “chemical imbalance,” “genome,” and “blood test” research tell us more about the causes of human suffering and the ways to help reduce it than does looking to our common humanity and responsibility to help?
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Mad In America Mar 27
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This was especially true for those migrants who were easily identifiable as minorities. The results suggest that the widely documented elevated risk for psychotic disorders found in immigrant communities is likely the result of social factors and discrimination.
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Mad In America Mar 27
Living Near Others from Same Place of Origin Protects Immigrants Against Psychosis living with people from their own region are at reduced risk of being diagnosed with .
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Mad In America Mar 26
Joint Statement on and Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities with an introduction by Tina Minkowitz, Esq.
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Mad In America Mar 26
I Am a Critical Psychiatrist, via
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Lucy Johnstone Mar 26
See my letter in today's , challenging a particularly awful article about the COVID 19 epidemic triggering 'a pandemic of severe mental disorders.' Let's counter this and similarly ludicrous claims, and build a new narrative about shared distress
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Mad In America Mar 26
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This spending was paralleled by an increase in per-person spending on prescription drugs from 1999 ($510/person, adjusted for inflation) to 2017 ($1025/person, adjusted for inflation).
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Mad In America Mar 26
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Between 1999-2018, pharmaceutical industries spent $4.7 billion on lobbying the federal government, $877 million on state candidates and committees, and $414 million on presidential and congressional electoral campaigns, national party committees, and outside spending groups.
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Mad In America Mar 26
Pharma Spent $6 Billion on Lobbying Politicians in the Last 20 Years New documents how exerts considerable political influence through and campaign contributions.
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Mad In America Mar 25
The Perils of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising The public deserves to receive health-related information and education through an independent and objective source, rather than pharmaceutical company advertising.
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Mad In America Mar 25
Using Open Dialogue to Reform Psychiatry in Vermont The Collaborative Action Network in Vermont implements principles to create positive change in the system.
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Mad In America Mar 24
Syrena Clark: People living with psychosis—people like me—are dying because we are being discriminated against by people who’d rather see us hurt than attempt to work with us... Nobody deserves to be assaulted or shot after they’ve reached out for help.
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Mad In America Mar 24
New episodes of ⁦⁩’s Madness Radio available. Hear interviews with Rachel Jane Liebert, Sean Blackwell and Jyl Ion.
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Mad In America Mar 24
Moving Away From a Biomedical Model for Global Mental Health Special issue of moves away from a biomedical model and toward dimensionality and transdiagnostic approaches
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Mad in Asia Pacific Mar 23
:We‘re looking for a person from the Asia Pacific region with excellent editing skills, a passion for mental health & human rights & knowledge of Wordpress & Canva. This is part time, remote & paid. Pls send us your resume & a statement of interest at editors@madinasia.org
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