Australia is Throwing Out Psychiatry

via GIPHY This was reported in the Daily Telegraph in Australia (pay wall) as well as on Twitter … “Suicide will no longer be treated only as a mental illness and prevention will shift away from doctors, psychiatrists and hospitals into community programs” [my emphasis] New suicide plan based on lived experience, Sue Dunlevy, National […]

What on Earth is Going on Here ? Communism in Psychiatry and Society

“Furthermore, the Communist sees in the dynamic ideology of Judaic-Christian teachings a force for peace which cuts through the vitals of Communism’s campaign for worldwide revolution. As Anatole Lunarcharsky, the former Russian Commissar of Education declared: ‘“‘We hate Christians and Christianity. Even the best of them must be considered our worst enemies. They preach love […]

Statement About Basaglia

I must admit Basaglia hit me in a big way. He clearly inspired and implemented huge successes and has genuine compassion for those damaged by psychiatry. But he is very Left wing if not outright communist. One only has to look into his background. It is also no coincidence that he is called a Revolutionary. […]

A problem of institutional psychiatry: exclusion as a social and psychiatric category, Franco Basaglia & Franca Basaglia Ongaro

In my previous post I covered this very important paper by Basaglia and his wife. I managed to obtain full access (PDF download) to this paper which was only translated to English from Italian in 2018. I believe this is one of the reasons that the Basaglia revolution (or more specifically paradigm shift) has not […]

Invisible War: Iran is bad but this is worse !

“Consider this: In the 14-year period between 1950 and 1963, more American deaths occurred in state and county mental institutions than in all of the nation’s armed conflicts beginning with the Revolutionary War and ending with the Persian Gulf War. Between 1965 and 1990, the total number of mental-hospital inpatient deaths exceeded the number of […]

The Ordinary Miracle of Healing

“It’s useless trying to separate mind and body because they are in a welded, undifferentiated unity.” Connections Between Trauma, PTSD And Chronic Pain With Peter Levine, PhD. All mental health and psychiatric practitioners need to be trained in this in the the UK as soon as possible. This is a revolution. THE paradigm shift away […]

BREAKING THE SILENCE

In my previous post I identified some of the real reasons for a careless, uncaring and corrupt mental health system in the UK. In this information war where victims are kept in an information quarantine I managed to break through again to another jackpot ! I had initially identified The Little Alpert experiment as a […]