Anti-psychiatry
Anti-psychiatry is the view that psychiatric treatments are often more damaging than helpful to patients, and a movement opposing such treatments for almost two centuries. It considers psychiatry a co...
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Weak Electric Current To The Brain May Improve Thinking In People With Schizophrenia
The procedure, known as transcranial direct current stimulation, involves placing sponge-covered electrodes on the head and passing a weak electrical current between them. It is widely regarded as saf...
Anti Psychology - YouTube
Feb 4, 2008 ... I am anti psychology, I think they are just as bad as psychiarty if not worse and I'm a patient. People like Dr Linda Papadopoulos should be ...
Rosenhan's Experiment - YouTube
Apr 15, 2012 ... David Rosenhan's famous experiment in 1973, where a group of pseudopatients were admitted to psychiatric hospitals after feigning auditory ...
Electroconvulsive therapy
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy and often referred to as shock treatment, is a standard psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in pati...
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Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union
In the Soviet Union, a systematic political abuse of psychiatry took place and was based on the interpretation of political dissent as a psychiatric problem. It was called "psychopathological mechanis...
Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Involuntary commitment
Involuntary commitment or civil commitment is a legal process through which an individual with symptoms of severe mental illness is court-ordered into treatment in a hospital (inpatient) or in the com...
Scientology and psychiatry
There have been a number of controversies between Scientology and psychiatry since the founding of the Church of Scientology in 1952. Scientology is publicly, and often vehemently, opposed to both psy...
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Antipsychology
Anti-psychology describes the suspicion and resistance that some people feel towards psychological treatment. It is not a wholly accurate term, as critics tend to focus on psychological intervention i...
Biopsychiatry controversy
The biopsychiatry controversy is a dispute over which viewpoint should predominate and form the scientific basis of psychiatric theory and practice. The debate is a criticism of a claimed strict biolo...
Hearing Voices Movement
The Hearing Voices Movement is the name used by organisations and individuals advocating the "hearing voices approach", an alternative way of understanding the experience of those people who "hear voi...
Involuntary treatment
Involuntary treatment (also referred to by proponents as assisted treatment and by critics as forced drugging) refers to medical treatment undertaken without a person's consent. In almost all circumst...
Martha Mitchell effect
The Martha Mitchell effect is the process by which a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other mental health clinician mistakes the patient's perception of real events as delusional and misdiagnoses accord...
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Medicalization
Medicalization is the process by which human conditions and problems come to be defined and treated as medical conditions, and thus become the subject of medical study, diagnosis, prevention, or treat...
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Medical model
Medical model is the term coined by psychiatrist R. D. Laing in his The Politics of the Family and Other Essays (1971), for the "set of procedures in which all doctors are trained." This set includes ...
Political abuse of psychiatry
Political abuse of psychiatry is the misuse of psychiatry, including diagnosis, detention, and treatment for the purposes of obstructing the fundamental human rights of certain groups and individuals ...
Psychiatric survivors movement
The psychiatric survivors movement (more broadly consumer/survivor/ex-patient movement) is a diverse association of individuals who either currently access mental health services (known as consumers o...
Psychiatry: An Industry of Death
Psychiatry: An Industry of Death is a museum in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, as well as several touring exhibitions. It is owned and operated by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CC...
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Psychoanalytic theory
Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology. First laid out b...
Recovery approach
A recovery model (or recovery approach) to mental disorder or substance dependence emphasizes and supports a person's potential for recovery. Recovery is generally seen in this approach as a personal ...
Rosenhan experiment
The Rosenhan experiment was a famous experiment done in order to determine the validity of psychiatric diagnosis, conducted by psychologist David Rosenhan (November 22, 1929 – February 6, 2012), a Sta...
Self-help groups for mental health
Self-help groups for mental health are voluntary associations of people who share a common desire to overcome mental illness or otherwise increase their level of cognitive or emotional wellbeing. Ther...
Therapeutic community
Therapeutic community is a participative, group-based approach to long-term mental illness, personality disorders and drug addiction. The approach was usually residential, with the clients and therapi...
New Leaf Academy
New Leaf Academy is a private therapeutic boarding school in Bend, Oregon, enrolling girls ages 10 to 15. The school is accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools. It is a member o...
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