Tag: Political Abuse of Psychiatry

Diez de los peores abusos políticos de la psiquiatría y la psicología en los Estados Unidos

Traducción del Inglés a Español Versión 1 URL: http://www.madinamerica.com/2015/09/10-of-the-worst-political-abuses-of-the-psychiatric-and-psychological-professions-in-american-history/ Por BRUCE LEVINE, PHD Blogs destacados 29 de septiembre 2015 Psiquiátras y psicólogos han sido utilizados por la Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA) para facilitar el control de la mente y la tortura como parte del Proyecto MK Ultra y el programa de tortura de la…

National Whistleblowers Day, 30 July 2015

The Whistle, #84, October 2015 The Whistle | 2015-10 … By Cynthia Kardell, President, Whistleblowers Australia (a version of this article with hyperlinks: http://www.bmartin.cc/dissent/documents/Kardell15.html) These are dangerous times for whistleblowers and the “fair go” society we have grown to know and love. Solid information is becoming very hard to come by and it is likely…

Mad in America: ’10 of the Worst Political Abuses of the Psychiatric and Psychological Professions in American History’

By Bruce Levine. September 29, 2015. http://www.madinamerica.com/2015/09/10-of-the-worst-political-abuses-of-the-psychiatric-and-psychological-professions-in-american-history — “Psychiatrists and psychologists have been used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to facilitate mind control and torture in Project MKUltra and in the American Psychological Association bolstered CIA torture program. Psychiatric political abuses in nations that are U.S. enemies have been routinely denounced by U.S. establishment psychiatry and the U.S. government, especially…

Psychiatry as a tool for coercion in post-Soviet countries

Abstract During the 1960-1980s in the USSR, psychiatry was turned into a tool of repression. Soviet psychiatry was cut off from world psychiatry and developed its own – highly institutional and biologically oriented – course, providing at the same time a “scientific justification” for declaring dissidents mentally ill. Since the collapse of the USSR there…

“The World of – – – – – – Psychiatry”

THE WORLD OF SOVIET PSYCHIATRY By Walter Reich Published: January 30, 1983 The New York Times URL: http://www.nytimes.com/1983/01/30/magazine/the-world-of-soviet-psychiatry.html . . . — …”The need for psychiatric care is more likely to be seen as a cause for shame. Treatment there emphasizes medication rather than talk.”… "In the Soviet Union, need for psych care is a cause…

“Here you have the freedom to express yourself. About the freedom of thought we will talk another day” — Alberto Montt

“Here you have the freedom to express yourself. About the freedom of thought we will talk another day” — Alberto Montt – This Month – Whistleblowers and Psychiatrists Part III The Thought Crimes “The Ministry of Peace concerns itself with war, the Ministry of Truth with lies, the Ministry of Love with torture and the…

Pharmaceutical Rape.

By Dr. David Healy. …”Rape involves a bodily violation. Something is put into your body that causes harm, something that you didn’t consent to, something that if you had known about you might have made a different choice. Pharmaceutical rape involves trusting and having that trust violated. As with physical rape, the victims are everywhere,…

Dpto. of Psychiatry (Univalle): Prescription Update (forced psychiatry: #HumanRights & The International Law)

I. Background I would like to start this post with an excerpt from the open letter to the 12 Professors of the Dpto. of Psychiatry at Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia. …”Let’s do a different psychoanalysis (I am now your “shrink”). Your prescription is to click these two URLs: – http://chaoticpharmacology.com/2015/03/25/peter-gotzsche-psychotropic-drugs-medicamentos-psicotropicos/http://chaoticpharmacology.com/?s=sluggish I respect the principles…

Open Letter to the Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
“Sanity was statistical. It was merely a question of learning to think as they thought.” ― George Orwell, 1984  1. It is a disability. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) – d950 Political life and citizenship  “Engaging in the social, political and governmental life of a citizen,…

Update: Data (i.e., evidence) about evidence based medicine. figshare

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
Update — December 7, 2014. — Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is not working for many reasons, for example: 1. Incorrect in their foundations (paradox): hierarchical levels of evidence are supported by opinions (i.e., lowest strength of evidence according to EBM) instead of real data collected from different types of…