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Tag: psychiatry

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...

Love for my Mad Self

Note: I have used the word 'psychosis' in this blog. While this has medical implications and does not capture the experience of everyone with...

Psychiatry, Fraud, and the Case for a Class-Action Lawsuit

Editor's Note: this post was written and published by our sister site Mad in America on 13th August 2022, and is republished here with...

Why Do People Self-Harm and What Can We Do to Stop...

It is sobering to consider the reasons why someone who is programmed from birth to avoid pain and to flee danger would purposefully inflict...