Tag Archives: iatrogenic illness

Depression: It’s Not Your Serotonin – Kelly Brogan

http://www.madinamerica.com/2014/12/depression-serotonin/ Click on the link for this useful article – and thanks to Mad in America, and Monica Cassani at http://www.beyondmeds.com for steering us to this. The writer does not herself any more use or find useful the language of … Continue reading

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Russell Baugher on being forcibly committed to a psychiatric ward at 15

The teen was not psychotic, but the antipsychotics were Deeply shocking and distressing account by Russell of his experiences as a teenager. This happened in the US. We have heard similar accounts from the UK – nor can we comfort ourselves … Continue reading

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The Compliant Kid: Russell Baugher

Click on the title/link for this powerful ‘client’s eye’ account from Russell Baugher about his experience in childhood and beyond taking psychiatric drugs, and his recovery/healing process, posted on Monica Cassani’s resource rich site, http://www.beyondmeds.com. http://beyondmeds.com/2014/07/02/the-compliant-kid/ Palace Gate Counselling Service, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Keyes: Invisible Pain (recovery from psychiatric drugs) Click on the title for this important and useful article by a therapist, Jonathan Keyes, on the theme of iatrogenic illness, and the severe difficulties often experienced by those seeking to come off commonly used psychiatric … Continue reading

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10 Myths about depression & psychopharmacology Vital reading from a psychiatrist, Dr David Healy, for anyone:- taking psychiatric drugs; thinking about taking them; prescribing them; or working with people who are taking them or thinking about taking them. From David’s … Continue reading

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The “Mental Illness” Paradigm: Itself an “Illness” that is Out of Control Interesting article by Paris Williams.

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