Posts Tagged ‘mental health’
My Case Against the Psychiatric Institution: The Full Report and Nothing But The Truth
A Cause Worth Fighting For: My Freedom The Politics of Psychiatry Critics of psychiatry encompass far more than the scientologists. Many are affected by the institution’s wrongdoings. Over two decades have passed since I was first labeled a bipolar mental case, and psychiatry has never evolved in its perception of the human mind. Their theories…Read More
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, We Must Not Forget the Jew, the Nazi, and the Mentally Ill
We Must Remember I’m either mentally ill or Jewish. I can’t sometimes tell the difference.”—Rosanne Barr Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah, began at sundown on Wednesday night. A memorial day for those who died in the Shoah, which means catastrophe or utter destruction in Hebrew and “sacrifice by fire” in Greek, it awakens…Read More
My Story On Meds
The Psychiatric Sentence Yes, I’ve been laced on psychiatric medication for 22 years. After my failure of a trip to India in 1994, (where I suffered from acute dysentery and almost died, and subsequently had a near-death-experience on my plane trip home), I had a mental meltdown due to the trauma, and I landed in a…Read More
Freud’s Psychoanalysis: Is It Time We Moved On?
Psychiatry’s Relationship to Psychoanalysis I can’t get away from it. I see them everywhere. The four-eyed doctors sitting with analytical cruelty behind a one-dimensional interpretation of reality that I see as senseless. There she is. As I exit the Mount Kisco Greek diner she’s sitting there proud and straight-backed, robotic and brainwashed. It’s Dr. Innez.…Read More
Chemical Imbalances: Established Science or Mythical Theory?
Societal Conditioning in the Scientific Worldview… A number of proposed causes of mental illness have been circling in the air for some time, and one of the most repellant to me is that brains with mental illness, when compared to normal brains, show a chemical imbalance deficiency of neurotransmitters like serotonin and norepinephrine.…Read More