Tag Archives: Szasz

Under International Pressure, Psychiatrists Forced to Confront Ending Coercive Mental Health Practices

New evidence of the extent of and harm from involuntary mental health treatment emerges, as efforts continue to minimize or end the coercion. Continue reading

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CCHR Calls on Congress to Align U.S. with International Human Rights Standards and End Coercive Mental Health Treatment

Research indicates coercive practices negatively impact physical and mental health, often compounding a person’s existing condition. Continue reading

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Study Adds to Research Showing Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization Does More Harm Than Good

Involuntary hospitalization for substance abuse treatment is not effective. Continue reading

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New York City Goes Big-Time For Involuntary Commitment

Coercive psychiatry is not intended to cure anything. Continue reading

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What Is “Normal Behavior?”

What is a “vested interest?” Continue reading

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Is Social Media Turning Us All Into Zombies?

Can anything be done to combat some of the actual problems with tech addiction? Continue reading

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Antipsychotic Antics

Deceiving and drugging is not the practice of medicine. Continue reading

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Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Challenge

Allegations of abusive psychiatrists in conservatorships are not uncommon. Continue reading

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Psychiatry Profiting from Community Tragedy and Racism

Racism: Psychiatry’s Hidden Betrayal Masked as “mental health help!” Continue reading

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Power to the Patients

Disguising social control as medical treatment is a deceit which conceals an abuse. Continue reading

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