And Now They Are Coming for the Unhoused: The Long Push to Expand Involuntary Treatment in America
This article by Leah Harris has been published by Mad in America. It begins: “On November 29, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced his administration’s 11-point legislative agenda , which seeks to enforce an expanded interpretation of the state’s existing mental hygiene laws…
Celexa, Lexapro & the Death of Evidence-Based Medicine
Are We Homogenizing The Global View Of A Normal Mind?
Have American jails become the inferior replacement for mental hospitals?
“A new study reveals that 10 times as many people with serious mental illnesses are in jails as state hospitals” This article by Mathew Rozsa has been published in Salon. It begins: “ London’s Bedlam psychiatric hospital is infamous today for how its staff brutally…
Our Daily Meds: How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs
The Fight for Pharma Accountability and Psychiatric Rights: Jim Gottstein, Esq
Dr. Awais Aftab (psychiatrist) has interviewed Jim Gottstein for the Psychiatric Times. Subtitled “A lawyer weighs in on pharmaceutical corruption and involuntary psychiatric care”. The introduction to the interview begins: “The Zyprexa Papers is a fascinating story of how Gottstein obtained and…
Anatomy of an Industry: Commerce, Payments to Psychiatrists and Betrayal of the Public Good
Psychiatry’s Harmful Conflicts of Interest
Subtitled “Sunshine” legislation is ineffective against widespread financial entanglement, this article from Dr. Christopher Lane is written within an American context and has been published in Psychology Today. It begins: “When Congress passed the Physician Payments Sunshine Act in 2010,…