documentary film

Cured: How mental illness was used as a tool against LGBT rights

“In 1952 the APA’s manual had defined being gay as a ‘sociopathic personality disturbance’. It gave a supposedly scientific rationale to prejudices already widespread in the US and elsewhere.” Vincent Dowd reports for the BBC concerning the documentary film Cured: “Until…
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The Happy Pill

The makers of this documentary film say: “Silje Marie Strandberg was seriously mentally ill. She had a heavy schizoaffective and dissociative disorder diagnose. She heard voices, hallucinated, cut herself, had an eating disorder and repeatedly tried to kill herself. She was so…
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