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Away From Psychiatrization: Towards Socio-Ecological Wellbeing in the Community

Editor's Note: This post was originally published on our sister site Mad in America, and is republished here with permission.    Do you know the nursery...

When treatment makes you sick: the eating disorder clinic

Eight years after beginning ‘treatment’ for an ‘eating disorder’, I was eating worse than ever. Yet three years after quitting that ‘treatment’, food is...

The IAPT Service Is an Abject Failure

In 2012, an editorial in the prestigious journal Nature claimed that the UK’s IAPT Service is “world-beating”—meaning that the service is the world’s best for treating...

Challenging a Psychiatric Diagnosis

Editor's Note: This post was originally published on Mad in the UK in May 2019, we are reposting some of our favourite blogs over...

Medical Gaslighting of Patients with Akathisia – a personal story

I had been followed by a psychiatrist for many years for Tourette’s Syndrome.  My tics were severe and I was prescribed powerful antipsychotics to...